Purpose:To determine the work-family conflict level of married nurses working in family health centers and the factors
affecting this level.
Patients and Methods:This cross-sectional study was conducted in 26 family health centers in İzmir. The volunteer
nurses (n=103) formed the sample of the study with the improbable sampling method (participation rate=95,37%).
The data were collected using the work-family conflict, family-work conflict scale and a questionnaire form containing
20 questions prepared by the researchers by examining the literature. The number-percentage, Kolmogorov-Smirnov,
Mann-Whitney U and Kruskal-Wallis tests and correlation analysis were used to analyze the data.
Results:It was found out that the average age of the nurses was 38.17±5.32, 56.3% of them graduated from an
undergraduate program and 97.1% had children. It was determined that the nurses worked for 17.90±5.49 years on
average, 96.1% of them were not satisfied with their salary, and their satisfaction from the units where they worked
was at the medium level. The work-family conflict scale total mean score of the nurses was found to be 29.70±5.38. It
was determined that the work to family conflict levels of the nurses were affected by being satisfied with the salary,
satisfaction level, working year and education level, and family to work conflict level was only statistically significantly
affected by the variables of being satisfied with the salary obtained and level of satisfaction with their work.
Conclusion:It was determined that nurses were experiencing work to family conflict more when compared to the family
to work conflict. It was also found out that work and family conflict levels of the nurses who were satisfied with the
salary they obtained, whose level of satisfaction with their work was high and whose working year were less were low