The present study was conducted to assess the Sickness Absenteeism among Staff Nurses Engaging in Long Nursing Shift at Puducherry. The study was Descriptive research design, Quantitative research approach. A total of 60 Nurses who met the inclusion criteria were selected from the SMVMCH (Sri Manakula Vinayagar Nursing College and Hospital) at Puducherry by using purposive sample technique. The mean value assessment of the sickness absenteeism among staff nurse engaging in long nursing shift at SMVMCH is 2.667 and standard deviation is .4753. at p< 0.0001 (p < 0.05) level. Need for the study in state level State-wise absenteeism rate amongst the directly employed regular workers during the year 2016 is presented. It is observed that the rate of absenteeism in Sample Sector at all India level during the year 2016 has increased to 9.15 percent as against of 8.64 percent during the year 2013. During 2016, among States, the highest rate of absenteeism was witnessed in Delhi (13.37 percent) followed by Chandigarh (13.13 percent) and Kerala (12.87 percent). On the other hand, the lowest rate of absenteeism during the year was observed in Chhattisgarh (4.23 percent) followed by Pondicherry (5.19 percent) and Assam (6.13 percent). Out of 26 States, 13 States reported higher absenteeism rates than that at all India level during the year 2016. A total of 9 states recorded absenteeism rates of more than 10 percent. As compared to 2001, an increase in the rate of absenteeism was recorded in 10 States during the year 2016.
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V. Tamilpulavendran, R. Danasu. Sickness absenteeism among staff nurses engaging in long nursing shift at smvmch at puducherry. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2022; 10(4):326-8. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2022.00073
V. Tamilpulavendran, R. Danasu. Sickness absenteeism among staff nurses engaging in long nursing shift at smvmch at puducherry. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2022; 10(4):326-8. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2022.00073 Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-10-4-5
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