Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: 27, Pages: 1-6
Jeong Sil Choi 1 and Geum Sook Oh2*
1 Department of Occupational Therapy, Chungbuk Health and Science University, South Korea
2 Department of Nursing, Chungbuk Health and Science University, South Korea; [email protected]su.ac.kr
The aim of this study was to provide a basis for the development of nursing interventions improving the mental health and perceived health status of caddies by identifying the extent of job stress affecting the mental health and perceived health status of them. 122 caddies were selected from Y, C, and C city. The subordinate factors of job stress affecting the mental health and perceived health status of caddies were confirmed by using multiple regression analysis. The factors affecting the mental health were an interpersonal relationship, whereas those affecting the perceived health status were interpersonal relationship and the job insecurity. The explanatory power of these factors related to the mental health was 47.4% and perceived health status was 23.0% of the health, respectively. Thus, the subordinate factors should be considered to improve the health condition of caddies related to job stress.
Keywords: Caddy, Job Stress, Mental Health, Perceived Health Status
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