Title

Workplace Experiences and Turnover Intention Among Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer

Published In

Journal of Cancer Survivorship

Document Type

Citation

Publication Date

3-17-2018

Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate workplace experiences and turnover intention (consideration of leaving or changing a job) and to examine factors associated with turnover intention among survivors. Methods: Adult survivors of childhood cancer with a history of employment (n?=?289) completed measures of workplace experiences (n?=?50, 18-29 years; n?=?183, 30-44 years; n?=?56; >?45 years of age at follow-up). Turnover intention was assessed using three items from the Job Satisfaction Scale. Responses were dichotomized as reflecting high vs. low turnover intention. Path analysis was used to estimate the influence of demographic characteristics, treatment exposures (cranial radiation therapy [CRT]), and workplace experiences on turnover intention. Results: Thirty percent of survivors reported high turnover intention (95% CL, 25 to 36%). Exposure to CRT (P?=?0.003), older attained age (P?

DOI

10.1007/s11764-018-0686-8

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