Study on the Correlation Between Occupation and Chronic Degenerative Disease

  • KWON, Lee-Seung (Department of Health Care Management, Catholic Kwandong University) ;
  • KIM, Su-Hye (Department of Environmental Health & Safety, Eulji University) ;
  • JUNG, Min-Jae (Department of Environmental Health & Safety, Eulji University)
  • Received : 2021.03.11
  • Accepted : 2021.03.26
  • Published : 2021.03.30


Purpose: This study aims to explore the correlation between job and hypertension. Hypertension is a major risk factor such as stroke, myocardial infarction, heart failure, and vascular aneurysms. Research design, data and methodology: The data from this study are the 2017 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey classified into office workers and non-office workers. Frequency analysis was used for general characteristics analysis, and ANOVA test analysis was used for correlation between subjects' basic variables and blood pressure. The post analysis as turey was used to verify the validity of the statistical results. All statistical analyzes were performed using the IBM SPSS 24.0 program. Results: There was a difference in the prevalence of hypertension among office workers and non-office workers.



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