Factors Affecting the Stress in Working among Myanmar Construction Workers in Muang District, Chiang Mai Province -

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อิศราภรณ์ สว่างวัล
วุฒิชัย จริยา

Abstract

This cross-sectional descriptive study was aimed to study the factors affecting the stress in working among Myanmar construction workers in Mueang district, Chiang Mai province. The samples were 224 Myanmar construction workers with the license to work legally. The study period was from August 2016 to May 2017. Data were collected by the questionnaire tested for the Item Objective Congruence (IOC) index with the value of 1.00 and the Cronbach’s Alpha Coefficient with the value of 0.748-0.880. Data were analyzed by descriptive and inferential statistics; stepwise multiple regression analysis. The findings revealed that 74.10 percent of Myanmar construction workers had high stress levels. The highest stress score was 82.00, and the lowest stress score was 20.00 ( = 47.63, S.D. = 9.35). The set of factors includes; (1) relationship with Thai colleagues, (2) relationship with Thai supervisors, (3) environment and job safety, and (4) career advancement opportunities were the significant independent predictors of the stress in working among Myanmar construction workers, with a predictive power of 45.20 percent (p < 0.05). The study’s results can be utilized as the guidelines to develop a solution in preventing the stress in working among Myanmar construction workers. Such workers will have less stress. They will have more encouragement in working to achieve an efficient and effective performance.

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อิศราภรณ์ สว่างวัล

หลักสูตรสาธารณสุขศาสตร์มหาบัณฑิต คณะสาธารณสุขศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยนเรศวร ตําบลท่าโพธิ์ อําเภอเมือง จังหวัดพิษณุโลก 65000

วุฒิชัย จริยา

สาขาวิชาอนามัยชุมชน คณะสาธารณสุขศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยนเรศวร ตําบลท่าโพธิ์ อําเภอเมือง จังหวัดพิษณุโลก 65000

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