Effects of Emotional Labor, Depression and Self - Efficacy on Health Promotion Behavior of Taxi Driving Workers

택시운전근로자의 감정노동, 우울과 자기효능감에 따른 건강증진행위 영향요인

  • Suh, Hae-Joo (Department of Nursing, Graduate school Kyunghee University) ;
  • Kim, Ja-Sook (Department of Nursing, Dongkang College) ;
  • Kim, Ja-Ok (Department of Nursing, Wonkwang Health Science university) ;
  • Kim, Hack-Sun (Department of Nursing, Wonkwang Health Science university) ;
  • Cho, In-Young (Department of Nursing, Dongkang College) ;
  • Kim, Hye-suk (Department of Nursing, Mokpo Catholic university)
  • 서해주 (경희대학교 대학원 간호학과) ;
  • 김자숙 (동강대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 김자옥 (원광보건대학교 간호학부) ;
  • 김학선 (원광보건대학교 간호학부) ;
  • 조인영 (동강대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 김혜숙 (목포카톨릭대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2017.07.01
  • Accepted : 2017.08.20
  • Published : 2017.08.28


The purpose of this study is to investigate the factors affecting health promotion behavior according to emotional labor, depression, and self - efficacy of taxi drivers. Study participants were 102 Taxi drivers in urban areas, and the data were collected through self-reported structured questionnaire. According to the results, among the variables related to Health promotion behaviors, Meaningful positive correlations were found among Health promotion behaviors and Emotional Labor, Depression, Self-efficacy, but Emotional Labor and Depression, Self-efficacy and Health promotion behaviors showed positive correlations. Emotional Labor and Self-efficacy, Emotional Labor and Health promotion behaviors, Depression and Self-efficacy, Depression and Health promotion behaviors showed negative correlations. In addition, the factors such as spouse, Emotional Labor, Self-efficacy explained Health promotion behaviors 57%. Based on the findings from the study, in order for taxi drivers to improve health promotion behaviors education program should be made with strategies increasing Self-efficacy and decreasing Emotional labor.


Depression;Emotional Labor;Health Promotion Behaviors;Self-efficacy;Taxi drivers


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