Malaysian Civilian Nurses in Military Hospitals

  • Leena Ismail School of Liberal Arts, Science and Technology (PUScLST), Perdana University,Wisma Chase Perdana, Changkat Semantan, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Norimah Ishak Hospital Angkatan Tentera Tuanku Mizan, Jalan 4/27a, Wangsa Maju, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Normah Othman Hospital Angkatan Tentera Tuanku Mizan, Jalan 4/27a, Wangsa Maju, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Keywords: Job satisfaction, Military hospital, Malaysian civilian nurses


A job satisfaction study among civilian nurses was conducted in 3 Military Hospitals in Malaysia. A Participant    convenient sample of n=172 was selected for statistical analysis and the response rate was 63.7 %. Responsibility, Staff Relation, Opportunity to Develop and Patient Care were domains identified that had high level of job satisfaction.  Staff Relation domain was significant with the highest P- value among demographic data. The dataset was not distributed normally as the distribution was skewed left. The findings of the study revealed that there was significant positive relationship that showed general satisfaction among the domains. From the study it could be concluded that there was the influence of general satisfaction with all the reviewed elements. There was correlation with each other by 45% as indicated by the R2 value in the regression test.


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How to Cite
Ismail, L., Ishak, N. and Othman, N. (2022) “Malaysian Civilian Nurses in Military Hospitals”, Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH), 7(3), p. e001402. doi: 10.47405/mjssh.v7i3.1402.