Converged Study of Influencing Factors on Occupational Stress in Workers

직장인의 직무스트레스 영향요인에 대한 융합연구

  • Lee, Eun Kyung (College of Nursing, The Research Institute of Nursing Science, Catholic University of Daegu) ;
  • Park, Jin-Hwa (College of Nursing, The Research Institute of Nursing Science, Catholic University of Daegu)
  • 이은경 (대구가톨릭대학교 간호대학.간호과학연구소) ;
  • 박진화 (대구가톨릭대학교 간호대학.간호과학연구소)
  • Received : 2016.03.14
  • Accepted : 2016.04.20
  • Published : 2016.06.30


The purpose of this converged study was to examine the influencing factors on occupational stress in Korean workers. Data were collected with a convenience sample of 207 male workers living in Jeollanam-do region. The structured questionnaires measured the general and job-related factors, social support, and occupational stress. The results were as follows. (1) About half of participants had higher scores in occupational stress. (2) The annual income, supervisors' support, and coworkers' support were statistically significant variables predicting the level of occupational stress among Korean workers, accounting for 36% of the variability. The results of the study indicate that it is necessary to establish strategic workforce planning for workers to reduce occupational stress.


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