Background & aim: Staying at Behvarz position in all the employment period, lack of job promotion, and need to reside in the village can increase burnout in this occupational group. The aim of this study was to determine relationships between job burnout and socioeconomic factors among Behvarzes in Golestan province.
Methods: All the 1141 Behvarzes participated in present cross sectional study. Data were collected by Maslach Burnout questionnaire for which the reliability and validity were already confirmed. Data were analyzed by Multinomial Logistic Regression test at a significance level of 0.05 using SPSS-16.
Results: There were significant correlations between intensity of job burnout and income dissatisfaction, job disaffection, number of children, age, years of services, the city where they working, and decrease in level of education. Frequency of job burnout significantly correlated with housing conditions, place of residence, the city where they working, job disaffection, income dissatisfaction, age, years of services, and decrease in level of education.
Conclusion: It is necessary to apply appropriate interventions on Behvarzes who dissatisfy from their job and income, have more children, have lower education, and are older and more experienced than others.