Demographic Variable (Age, Gender, Marital Status, and Educational Qualifications, in Come ) and effecte i n Nurses’ Performance in Hebron Hospitals
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Background: Nurses spend more time with patients than other health care providers, and patient outcomes are affected by nursing care quality. Aim of the Study: The purpose of this study was to investigate the level of nursing performance and the factors affect of nursing performance in Hebron hospitals. The study used a quantitative descriptive design and stratified random sampling approach to select 181 nurses working in Hebron district Hospitals in the West Bank. The data was collected through questionnaire, which consisted demographic variable, and 15 statements. The total number of responders was 181 nurses distributed among five hospitals in Hebron government and non-government hospitals in the West Bank. The governmental hospitals included Alia Hospital, 65 nurses and Abu Al-Hassan hospital18 nurses; while the non-governmental hospitals Included Al Ahli Hospital 60 nurses, Al-Mizan hospital 20 nurses, and Red Crescent hospital 18 nurses. Results: The majority of the responders were young with age less than 39 years old, with less than ten years of experience, and 60% of them had a bachelor degree or more. 31.5% from nurses the income less than 2500 NS, 38.7% the income between 2500 – 3499 NS, 29.8 from nurses the income between More than 3500 NS. Nursing performance in Hebron hospital is high 71%. However, there was no significant correlation between gender, academic degree, experience or qualification of participants and nurses’ performance with α ≤ 0.05. The study recommended more study in nursing performance in other factors.