Analysis of Job Satisfaction of Dental Residents Using Structure Equation Modeling

  • Published : 2004.05.31


The purpose of this study is to investigate the structure relationships between job satisfaction of dental residents and its related factors. The study subject was 458 dental residents who were training at 6 university dental hospitals in Korea. Data for this study were obtained by self-administrated questionnaire during 3 months. Structure equation modeling using LISREL procedure was statistically appropriate and well fitted. By the model, the socio-demographic characteristics, working condition, and status perception directly influenced on subscale satisfactions, and the subscale satisfactions positively influenced on job satisfaction.