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CONCEICAO, Maria Rodrigues da et al. Quality of life for nurses when teaching professionaly: a study with the Whoqol-bref. Esc. Anna Nery [online]. 2012, vol.16, n.2, pp.320-325. ISSN 1414-8145.

The study focused in verifying the quality of life of the nurse teacher that works in a federal, municipal and private institution, comparing the results among the three groups. Data were obtained through the Whoqol-bref, using 26 questions approved by the Ethics and Research Committee. There were 38 doctorate professors, to carry out teaching at the undergraduate and graduate program. From these, 30 were married, 06 singles and 02 divorced, with an average age of 46.5 years. Concerning the overall quality of life only teachers from private university, the minority, have good scores, but in the physical and psychological areas the percentage summary of the scores showed no significant differences, in the first was 47 % and 43.4% in the second, however for the domains of social relationships and environment, were 22.2% and 30.6%.  Using the Whoqol - bref, even with a reduced sample, it provided relevant information about the teaching of quality of life.

Keywords : Quality of life; Faculty; Work; Nursing.

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