Background: The need for a scientific evaluation of the work life quality has become today evident to all Aim: This study aims to evaluate the short-term impact of the workload on the quality
of life of employed Tunisian women.
Methods: A cross-sectional survey on a representative sample of 394 women working in the sectors of textile, shoe-manufacturing and administration was conducted between 2009 and 2010. The quality of life was assessed using the 36-item Short Form Health Survey questionnaire [SF-36] Results: The overall quality of life score was 67.2 +/- 15.2. There was an uneven weathering of the different SF-36 scales. Vitality scale was the most affected with a score below 50. Quality of life of employed women differed significantly depending on the activity sector [p= 0.001] . The SF-36 score value was lower in the sector of textile. Social load, physical and mental workload significantly influenced the quality of life
Conclusion: The quality of life in employed women was correlated with the workload. The use of SF-36 to measure the quality of life is useful for the evaluation of work life quality
Jihene Bettaieb ,Wafa Aissi Marzouk ,Rim Ben Salah ,Faycal Ben Salah ,Ali Mrabet ,
[Quality of life of working women: Results of a Tunisian study using the 36 item short from health survery questionnaire [sF-3-6],
Tunisie Med. 2015;
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