Personality among the female nursing staff in the general hospital
Keywords:Personality, full time and contractual nursing staff, day and night shift.
AbstractThe present study aimed to know the personality among the nurses working in the hospital. It also aimed to check personality with reference to type of education and shift. The Introvert – Extrovert Personality Inventory (IEPI) by Dr. Ashwin Jansari (2013) was used. The sample constituted total 120 nurses out of which 60 were from full time female nursing staff (30 day shift and 30 night shift) and 60 from contractual female nursing staff (30 day shift and 30 night shift). The data was collected from Ahmedabad City. The data was scored, analyzed as per the manual. ‘F’ test was being calculated. The result showed that (1) There is no significant difference in the mean score of personality among the full time and contractual female nursing staff, (2) There is significant difference in the mean score of personality among the female nursing staff of day and night shift. Therefore it could be said that the female nursing staff of night shift group is having high personality than female nursing staff of day shift group and (3) There is no significant difference in the interactive effect of the mean scores of personality with regards to the type of education and shift.
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