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Kartläggning av kvinnliga polisers arbete och hälsa.
Umeå University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nursing.
Umeå University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nursing.
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Background: Sick leave within the police has increased in recent years and the highest increase has been seen among female police officers over 50 years.Objective: The aim of the present study is to identify the presence of physical symptoms, emotional exhaustion and depersonalization of female police officers working with patrolling and police officers working with investigation in the North region of Sweden.Method: The study was conducted with web-based questionnaire, answered by female police officers: police officers working with patrolling (n=40) and police officers working with investigation (n=44) in the North region of Sweden. The survey consisted of a total of 37 questions. To measure burnout Maslach Burnout Inventory was used.Results: A significant difference was seen in the presence of the physical symptom headache between female police officers working with patrolling and female police officers working with investigation. The group working with investigation reported higher incidence of headaches than the group working with intervention. Furthermore the group working with patrolling have estimated depersonalization (DP) higher than the group working with patrolling (n=40) and police officers working with investigation (n=44) in the North region of Sweden. The survey consisted of a total of 37 questions. To measure burnout Maslach Burnout Inventory was used.Results: A significant difference was seen in the presence of the physical symptom headache between female police officers working with patrolling and female police officers working with investigation. The group working with investigation reported higher incidence of headaches than the group working with intervention. Furthermore the group working with patrolling have estimated depersonalization (DP) higher than the group working with investigation.

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2016.
Keyword [sv]
Kvinnliga poliser, utbrändhet, Maslach Burnout Inventoty (MBI)
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Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-125988OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-125988DiVA: diva2:974163
Educational program
Master's Programme in Occupational Health
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Available from: 2016-11-01 Created: 2016-09-25 Last updated: 2016-11-01Bibliographically approved

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