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J Nurs Care Qual. 2003 Apr-Jun;18(2):151-8. doi: 10.1097/00001786-200304000-00009.

Quality of life and job satisfaction of nurses.

Journal of nursing care quality

Güler Cimete, Nimet Sevgi Gencalp, Gülbahar Keskin


  1. Marmara University, School of Nursing, Department of Pediatric Nursing, Istanbul, Turkey. [email protected]

PMID: 12680602 DOI: 10.1097/00001786-200304000-00009


The purpose of this study was to determine whether there is a relation between job satisfactionand quality of life (QOL) of nurses. The study was based on a sample of 501 nurses. Job satisfaction was measured by means of the Short Form Minnesota Questionnaire and QOL by means of WHOQOL-BRIEE The results demostrated a positive correlation between job satisfaction and QOL. It was also found that job satisfaction and QOL scores of nurses showed a significant difference according to their age, economic level, marital status, duration of working life, and position at work.

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