Quality of life and working context of nursing professionals of the Family Health Strategy


  • Ana Luísa Nunes Marques
  • Maria Beatriz Guimarães Ferreira
  • Joyce Mara Gabriel Duarte
  • Nara dos Santos Costa
  • Vanderlei José Haas
  • Ana Lúcia de Assis Simões




Nursing, Team, Working Conditions, Quality of Life, Family Health Strategy.


Objective: to examine the relationship between working context and quality of life of nursing professionals of the FamilyHealth Strategy. Methods: observational, cross-sectional study with quantitative approach accomplished with 50 nursingprofessionals from urban and rural areas. Participants answered a questionnaire of socio-demographic and professionalcharacterization, the Work Context Assessment Scale and WHOQOL-brief. Data were submitted to exploratory and bivariateanalysis. Results: predominance of women, married, belonging to economic classes C/D and with only one employmentbond. The factor Work Organization and the Social domain had higher mean scores, while Socio-professional relations andthe Environmental domain, lower scores. Descriptively, there was a negative correlation between all the factors of the workcontext and the Physical, Psychological and Social domains. Conclusion: inadequate conditions to work practice, lack oforganization and the difficulty in social relationships negatively impact the quality of life of nursing professionals.




How to Cite

Marques, A. L. N., Ferreira, M. B. G., Duarte, J. M. G., Costa, N. dos S., Haas, V. J., & Simões, A. L. de A. (2015). Quality of life and working context of nursing professionals of the Family Health Strategy. Rev Rene, 16(5), 672–681. https://doi.org/10.15253/2175-6783.2015000500008



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