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Factors influencing care intention of nurses for emerging infectious disease patients: Focus on mediation effect of ego-resilience
Journal of the Korean Data & Information Science Society 2023;34:215-27
Published online March 31, 2023;
© 2023 Korean Data and Information Science Society.

HyunMo Kang1 · KyungNam Jung2 · EunYoung Lee3 · JooHee Shim4

123Yeungnam University Medical Center
4Department of Nursing, Yeungnam University College
Correspondence to: This study was supported by research grants from Daegu Nurses Association in 2020(No.202006).
1 Head nurse, Yeungnam University Medical Center, Daegu 170, Korea.
2 Nurse, Yeungnam University Medical Center, Daegu 170, Korea.
3 Nurse, Yeungnam University Medical Center, Daegu 170, Korea.
4 Associate professor, Department of Nursing, Yeungnam University College, Daegu 42415, Korea. E-mail:
Received February 3, 2023; Revised March 2, 2023; Accepted March 16, 2023.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of nurses’ stress, nursing professionalism, and ego-resilience on nursing work intention. This study was a descriptive research design. The participants were nurses who worked in COVID-19 hospitals. Data were assessed by self-administered questionnaires and analyzed using IBM SPSS Statistics 26 and AMOS 26.0 program. The results of this study followed: Nursing work intention was positively correlated with stress, nursing professionalism, and egoresilience. Ego-resilience of nurses was figured out as a mediator variable when it comes to the effect of stress on nursing work intention. The results suggested that intervention programs are needed to improve nursing work intention for patients with emerging infectious diseases.
Keywords : Ego-resilience, emerging infectious disease, nursing professionalism, nursing work intention, stress.