Perceived Factors Affecting Non-Stay of Health Workers in Rural Areas of Enugu State

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ABSTRACT

A major challenge to the achievement of Millennium Development Goals is the shortage of health workers in the remote areas, especially in the developing countries where preventable disease burden is high. The aim of the study was to determine perceived factors contributing to non-stay of professional health workers in rural areas of Enugu state and strategies to retain them. The study was a descriptive, cross-sectional, questionnaire-based study carried out in randomly selected health districts of Enugu state. A total of 236 consenting professional health staff with at least two years working experience were randomly selected. A validated researcher developed questionnaire was used to obtain information from the respondents. Data were analysed using descriptive statistics and facilitated by the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS version 17.0). Findings revealed that there were 70.8% females and 29.2% males in the study. Age distribution showed a mean age of 33.8 with a standard deviation of 8.23. Family tie was the most significant personal factor identified as contributing to non-stay of health workers (P

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APA

Consults, E. & IFEOMA, C (2023). Perceived Factors Affecting Non-Stay of Health Workers in Rural Areas of Enugu State. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/perceived-factors-affecting-non-stay-of-health-workers-in-rural-areas-of-enugu-state

MLA 8th

Consults, Education, and CHUKWUNWENDU IFEOMA "Perceived Factors Affecting Non-Stay of Health Workers in Rural Areas of Enugu State" Afribary. Afribary, 17 Jan. 2023, https://afribary.com/works/perceived-factors-affecting-non-stay-of-health-workers-in-rural-areas-of-enugu-state. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

MLA7

Consults, Education, and CHUKWUNWENDU IFEOMA . "Perceived Factors Affecting Non-Stay of Health Workers in Rural Areas of Enugu State". Afribary, Afribary, 17 Jan. 2023. Web. 31 Jan. 2023. < https://afribary.com/works/perceived-factors-affecting-non-stay-of-health-workers-in-rural-areas-of-enugu-state >.

Chicago

Consults, Education and IFEOMA, CHUKWUNWENDU . "Perceived Factors Affecting Non-Stay of Health Workers in Rural Areas of Enugu State" Afribary (2023). Accessed January 31, 2023. https://afribary.com/works/perceived-factors-affecting-non-stay-of-health-workers-in-rural-areas-of-enugu-state