Korean J Occup Health Nurs.  2011 Aug;20(2):143-152.

Effects of Fatigue on Health Promotion Behavior and Mental Health of Automotive Manufacturing Workers

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  • 1Department of Nursing, Ulsan College, Korea. khlee@mail.uc.ac.kr

Abstract

PURPOSE
This study investigated to relationship of fatigue, health promotion behavior and mental health in automotive manufacturing workers.
METHODS
As a descriptive research design, the data were collected from 198 workers in a city. It was analyzed using the SPSS/WIN 12.0.
RESULTS
The level of fatigue was beyond moderate, health promotion behavior was low, mental health was slightly unhealthy. The fatigue was significantly correlated with health promotion behavior. The global fatigue, job satisfaction and drinking explained 22.3% of health promotion behavior.
CONCLUSION
It is necessary for the automotive manufacturing workers and their companies to reduce level of fatigue and mental health and to increase level of health promotion behavior.

Keyword

Fatigue; Health promotion; Mental health
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