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Relationship between Job Stress and Fatigue Symptoms among Manufacturing Male Workers

제조업 남성 근로자의 직무스트레스와 피로와의 관련성

  • Lee, Hu-Yeon (Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Chungnam National University) ;
  • Baek, Jong-Tae (Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Chungnam National University) ;
  • Cho, Young-Chae (Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Chungnam National University School of Medicine)
  • 이후연 (충남대학교 대학원 보건학과) ;
  • 백종태 (충남대학교 대학원 보건학과) ;
  • 조영채 (충남대학교 의학전문대학원 예방의학교실)
  • Received : 2016.04.11
  • Accepted : 2016.07.07
  • Published : 2016.07.31

Abstract

This study examined the fatigue and its association with job stress among male workers engaged in small-scale manufacturing industries. The study subjects were 553 male workers under 50 members of manufacturing industries. The study survey was a structured questionnaire of the Korean Occupational Stress Scale (KOSS) and Multidimensional Fatigue Scale (MFS) during April, 2015. The data were analyzed using the SPSS ver 21.0 program. The results showed that the high risk fatigue group was significantly higher in the high risk group of job stress than in the normal group of job stress. Fatigue was positively correlated with job stress. The odds ratio of the high risk fatigue group were increased significantly in the high risk group of job stress than in the normal group of job stress. The factors of influence with explanatory powers of 27.7% on fatigue included age, marital status, educational level, subject health status, sleeping time, drinking coffee, job tenure, shift work, visiting out-patient department, sense of satisfaction in job life, and job stress. Fatigue was associated with the sociodemographic characteristics, health behavior related characteristics, job-related characteristics, and job stress.

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