Subjective Health Status, Job Stress and Andropause Symptoms among Middle-aged Male who Work

  • Received : 2020.08.10
  • Accepted : 2020.09.17
  • Published : 2020.09.29


In this study, we tried to identify the relationship between subjective health Status and job stress and andropause symptoms of middle-aged male who work.. The data was based on a survey of male aged 40 to 59 in four cities and collected by surveying 154 people with jobs. The general characteristics of the difference in andropause symptoms were marital status and job satisfaction. 68.83 percent of the subjects experienced andropause symptoms. There was a negative correlation between subjective health status and job stress(r=-.204, p=.011). The correlated factors of andropause symptoms included subjective health status(r=-.248, p=.002) and job stress(r=.341, p=<.001). Factors influencing andropause symptoms are job stress, subjective health status. There is a need to develop and apply nursing intervention programs that can reduce job stress and improve subjective health status in order to effectively manage menopause symptoms of middle-aged male who work.

본 연구는 직장을 다니는 중년 남성의 주관적 건강상태와 직무스트레스 및 갱년기 증상의 관계를 파악하기 위한 연구이다. S시, C도의 3개 시의 40~59세 직장인 중년 남성을 대상으로 하였으며 154명의 설문지를 분석에 사용하였다. 갱년기 증상에 차이를 보인 일반적 특성은 결혼상태, 직업만족도였다. 대상자의 68.83%가 갱년기 증상을 경험하고 있었으며, 주관적 건강상태는 직무스트레스(r=-.204, p=.011) 및 갱년기 증상(r=-.248, p=.002)과 음의 상관관계를 보였고 직무스트레스와 갱년기 증상과(r=.341, p=<.001)는 유의한 양의 상관관계를 나타냈다. 갱년기 증상에 영향을 미치는 요인은 직무스트레스, 주관적 건강상태였으며, 이 변인에 의한 설명력은 13.8%였다. 따라서 직장을 다니는 중년 남성의 갱년기 증상을 관리하고 적절하게 대처하기 위해 직무스트레스를 감소시키고 주관적 건강상태를 향상시키는 간호중재 프로그램 개발 및 적용이 필요할 것으로 사료된다.



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