Korean J Occup Health Nurs.  2020 Nov;29(4):295-305. 10.5807/kjohn.2020.29.4.295.

Effects of Job Stress, Physical Activity, Subjective Happiness on Wellness among Bus Drivers

Affiliations
  • 1Action Officer, Public Health Center in Jinju, Jinju, Korea
  • 2Visiting Professor, Department of Nursing, Cheongam College, Suncheon, Korea
  • 3Senior Researcher, Gyeongnam Center for Infectious Disease Control and Prevention, Changwon, Korea
  • 4Associate Professor, College of Nursing ․ Institute of Health Sciences in Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, Korea

Abstract

Purpose
This study aimed to identify the factors that influence the wellness of bus drivers by examining the relationships between job stress, physical activity, subjective happiness, and wellness.
Methods
Self-report questionnaires were distributed during October 2017.
Results
Based on a multiple regression analysis, the significant factors found to affect the wellness of bus drivers were physical activity (β=.48,p<.001), subjective happiness (β=.25, p=.001), and job stress (β=-.17, p=.025). The total explanatory power of the study variables for wellness was 45.7% (F=33.04, p<.001).
Conclusion
These findings highlight a need to develop workplace wellness programs to reduce job stress and improve physical activity and subjective happiness among bus drivers.

Keyword

Physical activity; Job stress; Happiness; Wellness; Worker
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