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Impact of Job-stress on Fatigue Among 119 Rescue Workers
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Impact of Job-stress on Fatigue Among 119 Rescue Workers
Choi, Sung-Soo; Kim, Gyoung Wan;
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the current status of job-stress factors associated with fatigue among emergency rescue workers. A self-reported questionnaire was completed by 264 rescue workers in J province from January 5 to March 14, 2015. The questionnaire consisted of general characteristics about the subjects, health-related characteristics, a job stress instrument, and a subjective fatigue instrument. The results were analyzed using a t-test, ANOVA, Pearson correlation, and multiple regression analysis to determine the factors related to fatigue. Fatigue was influenced by the personal characteristics of the rescue workers and job stress. To reduce fatigue, effort to manage and relieve stress is required after a job is done in the field. In addition, it is expected that fatigue can be reduced by providing methods that can improve the healthcare capacity of the rescue workers.
119 rescue workers;Emergency medical technician;Fatigue;Fire station;Job-stress;
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