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The effect of working environment of manufacturing workers on health condition
Journal of the Korean Data & Information Science Society 2018;29:1555-63
Published online November 30, 2018
© 2018 Korean Data and Information Science Society.

Hyeon Gyu Kim1 · Yu Ri Seo2 · Gyo Young Cho3

123Department of Statistics, Kyungpook National University
Correspondence to: Department of Statistics, Kyungpook National University, Daehakro, Bukgu, Daegu 41566, Korea. E-mail:
This research was supported by Kyungpook National University Research Fund, 2018.
Received October 15, 2018; Revised November 9, 2018; Accepted November 12, 2018.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
The research looked at how the working environment of 6,014 manufacturing workers affected health conditions using the fourth Labor Environment Survey (KWCS) conducted by the Korea Occupational Safety & Health Agency in 2014. There was a positive correlation between physical working environment and working time and health condition, and there was a negative correlation with income. Also, working time were positively correlated with income and health condition, and there was a negative correlation between income and health condition. Regression analysis shows that the health problems of workers become worse as the working environment gets worse, as incomes get lower, and working times get longer. It is expected that this research will be used as basic data in implementing policies that improve the working environment of workers.
Keywords : Correlation analysis, health condition, manufacturing workers, multiple regression analysis, work environment.