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The Effects of Occupational Stress and Musculoskeletal Symptoms on Health-Related Quality of Life in Female Labor Workers
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The Effects of Occupational Stress and Musculoskeletal Symptoms on Health-Related Quality of Life in Female Labor Workers
Lee, Young-Mee; Phee, Young Gyu;
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Objectives: The objectives of this study were to investigate female labor workers` occupational stress and musculoskeletal symptoms and to identify the effects of their occupational stress and musculoskeletal symptoms on their health-related quality of life. Methods: A survey was conducted through direct interviews using a musculoskeletal symptoms questionnaire, the Korean Occupational Stress Scale(KOSS), and the Short-Form 36-Item Health Survey(SF-36). Subjects were 112 female labor workers in three factories in D city who were selected by convenience sampling. Results: Factors significantly affecting health-related quality of life were found to be: occupational stress(
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