A Study on the relationship among alcohol levels, and impact of event, occupational stress, and distress disclosure among fire officials

소방공무원의 음주수준과 사건충격, 직무스트레스, 자기노출 간의 관계 연구

  • Sim, Gyu-Sik (Department of Emergency Medical Technology, Korea Nazarene University) ;
  • Kim, Yeon-Jung (Department of Nursing, Korea Nazarene University)
  • 심규식 (나사렛대학교 응급구조학과) ;
  • 김연정 (나사렛대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2019.03.12
  • Accepted : 2019.04.14
  • Published : 2019.04.30


Purpose: The aims of this study were to identify the relationships among alcohol level, impact of event, occupational stress, and distress disclosure and to determine the influences on alcohol level among fire officials. Methods: Participants in this cross-sectional, descriptive study were 241 fire officials. Data were collected from June 2018 to July 2018 using self-reported questionnaires and were analyzed using IBM SPSS 22.0 software (IBM, Armonk, NY, USA). Results: The results revealed significant positive relationships between alcohol level and impact of event, and impact of event and occupational stress, and a negative relationships between occupational stress and distress disclosure. Regression analysis revealed that alcohol level accounted for 9.2% of the variance by gender, and impact of event(e.g., sleep problems and emotional numbness). Conclusion: These findings provide information that can be used in the development of mental health promotion programs for fire officials.


Fire officials;Occupational stress;Alcohol level

Table 1. Differences in alcohol level by characteristics

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Table 2. Summary of descriptive statistics for alcohol level, impact of event, occupational stress and distress disclosure

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Table 4. Regression coefficients of predictors on alcohol level

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Table 3. Correlation Matrix for alcohol level, impact of event, occupational stress and distress disclosure

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Supported by : 나사렛대학교


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