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치과위생사의 직무스트레스와 상지 근골격계 증상의 관련성

Relationship between occupational stress and musculoskeletal symptoms of upper extremities among dental hygienists

  • 이소영 (대구과학대학교 치위생과) ;
  • 고효진 (고신대학교 보건대학원 구강보건학과) ;
  • 유병철 (고신대학교 의과대학 예방의학교실)
  • Lee, So-Young (Department of Dental Hygiene, Taegu Science University) ;
  • Ko, Hyo-Jin (Department of Oral Health, Graduate School, Kosin University) ;
  • Yu, Byeng-Chul (Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Kosin University)
  • 투고 : 2012.07.11
  • 심사 : 2012.10.20
  • 발행 : 2012.10.30

초록

Objectives : This study was purposed to estimate prevalence of upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms, level of occupational stress and their relationship among dental hygienists. Methods : This questionnaire study was performed during May to October 2010 with 317 dental hygienists worked in Busan and Gyeongsangnam-do recruited as study population. The occupational stress and upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms were accessed using questionnaire of the Korean Occupational Stress Scale and musculoskeletal symptoms from the Korea Occupational Safety Health Agency. Data analysis was performed with the descriptive analysis, chi-square test, and multiple logistic regression analysis using SPSS(ver 19.0K)program. Results : The prevalence of upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms and the level of occupational stress were 79.2% and $52.67{\pm}4.86$ in dental hygienists. By multiple logistic regression analysis, job insecurity(OR=2.86, 95% CI: 1.38-5.94 in stress high risk group; reference-stress low risk group) and organizational system(OR=3.32, 95% CI: 1.55-7.08 in stress high risk group; reference-stress low risk group) were associated with upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms in dental hygienists. Conclusions : The overall prevalence of upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms and level of occupational stress in dental hygienists were relatively high and some sub-scales of occupational stress were related with upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms. Not only previously reported risk factors of musculoskeletal symptoms but also occupational stress should consider to prevent and improve upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms in dental hygienists.

과제정보

연구 과제 주관 기관 : 대구과학대학교

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