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Factors influencing turnover intention in new dental hygienists

Min Hee-Hong 1 Young-Suk Kim 2

1대전보건대학교
2영동대학교 치위생학과

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ABSTRACT

Objectives: The purpose of the study was to investigate the factors influencing turnover intention in new dental hygienists. Methods: A self-reported questionnaire was filled out by 202 new dental hygienists in Gyeonggido, Chungcheongdo, Jeollado, and Gyeongsangdo from March 1 to April 24, 2016. Data were analyzed using SPSS WIN 19.0 program. The questionnaire consisted of general characteristics of the subjects (7 items), job-related characteristics (6 items), turnover intention (7 items), burnout (6 items), job satisfaction (13 items), job stress (10 items), organizational commitment (6 items), and critical thinking disposition (8 itmes). Results: Turnover intention was 2.92 points and burnout was 3.26 points. Each of job satisfaction, organizational commitment, and critical thinking disposition was 3.27, 2.95, and 3.32, respectively. Conclusions: The factors influencing turnover intention included age, job stress, job satisfaction, job burnout, and organizational commitment. Among them, job burnout had the highest impact on turnover intention.

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