The effects of leisure time satisfaction levels on healthcare workers on job motivations during COVID-19 pandemic

The effects of leisure time satisfaction levels


  • Çiğdem Bulgan
  • Suzan Dal


The study investigated the effect of leisure time satisfaction levels of healthcare workers on their job motivations during COVID-19 pandemic. 147 healthcare workers (mean age, 34.13±9.24years; 57.8% (n=85) women and 42.2% (n=62) men) from a Turkish public hospitals who worked in pandemic hospitals in Istanbul during the COVID-19 global epidemic, were participated in the study voluntarily. Questionnaire method was used in conducting this study. The questionnaire consisted of three parts such as demographic information form, leisure time satisfaction scale and job motivation scale. SPSS v.21.0 (SPSS Inc., Chicago, IL, USA) statistical program was used to analyze the data. Frequency, T-Test, Anova, Regression and Correlation Analyzes were performed. Results show that the satisfaction of healthcare workers from their leisure time affected their job motivation positively, while leisure time satisfaction and job motivation differed by demographic variables.