Aims: The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of spiritual well-being and demographic characteristics in signing the donor card.
Instrument & Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted in Hamadan in 2018. Six hundred employees from 57 offices (out of 60) were selected using a random sampling method. Data gathering was carried out using a self-administered questionnaire. The data were analyzed using logistic regression analysis using SPSS version 22.
Findings: The participants’ mean±SD age was 39.5±7.0. About 20% (n=120) of employees had a donor card and 41.7% (n=250) of them were being a blood donors. About 56 percent than half of them were categorized as having high spiritual health. Among the interpersonal and mass media sources, employees obtained more information from friends (n=181, 30.2%) and TV (n=482, 80.3%), respectively. The results of logistic regression showed that being female (AOR=1.80; 95% CI=1.12-2.87), fewer children (1 child: AOR=1.99; 95% CI=1.15-3.43 & no child: AOR=2.94; 95% CI=1.48-5.84), being blood donor (AOR=2.40; 95% CI=1.50-3.85), and higher spiritual heath (AOR=1.01; 95% CI=1.00-1.03) were significantly predicted to sign donor card.
Conclusions: This study provides evidence about the importance of spiritual well-being and demographic predictors of organ donor cards. These predictors can be helpful for the development and implementation of interventions related to increasing the sign donor card.