Factors Associated with Depression among Wage Earners by Subjective Health and Stress Perception

임금근로자의 우울관련요인: 주관적 건강과 스트레스 인지를 중심으로

  • Received : 2016.03.03
  • Accepted : 2016.03.17
  • Published : 2016.03.31


Objectives: The purpose of this study is to analyze factors associated with depression among wage earners by subjective health and stress perception. Methods: The study subjects include 1,787 wage earners(aged 19 and older) who are currently working, using data from the 2014 National Health and Nutrition Survey. Data were analyzed using frequency test, t-test, ANOVA and multiple regression. Results: Multiple regression analysis showed that perceived stress level, subjective health status, age, monthly household income, sex, marital status, average daily sleeping time, and whether type of employment was regular or non-regular were significantly related to depression. Conclusions: It is necessary to develop an appropriate mental health promotion program and to manage prevention of depression at the national level.


depression;KNHANES;stress perception;subjective health;workers


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