The Correlation of Job Stress and Metabolic Syndrome among Restaurant Employees in Peliatan Ubud Village
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | Indonesia | Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017

The Correlation of Job Stress and Metabolic Syndrome among Restaurant Employees in Peliatan Ubud Village

Susy Purnawati, Putu Astawa

Job stress is associated with several diseases, such as gastric ulcerations, nephrosclerosis, myocardial infarction, rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions are termed as "diseases of adaptation". Metabolic syndrome among workers is also has correlation with chronic job stress. The workers of busy restaurant in tourist destination are at risk of job stress which results in dysfunction of the body's adaptation system. This cross-sectional analytic study conducted in September to December 2014 with the participants were restaurant employees in the village of Peliatan Ubud, Bali Province. The aims of study was to determine the relationship between job stresses with metabolic syndrome among workers. From the six restaurants including the category of busy restaurants were selected two restaurants by randomly. Of the 50 subjects that were designated as study participants there were two incomplete in filling questionnaires and three subjects did not come when the time of data collection. We assessed job stress variable by job strain index (JSI), as measured using Brief Job Stress Questionnaire (BJSQ). While metabolic syndrome is determined based on abnormality at least 3 of the following 5 criteria, such as central obesity (the waist circumference of more than 90 cm in men and 80 cm in women, hypertension for blood pressure is over 130/85 mmHg or under treatment with anti-hypertensive drugs, triglyceride levels over 150 mg / dl, HDL cholesterol

Keywords: metabolic syndrome, job stress, employee restaurants

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017

Pages: 1239 - 1242

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Susy Purnawati, Putu Astawa, "The Correlation of Job Stress and Metabolic Syndrome among Restaurant Employees in Peliatan Ubud Village", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20171763, Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017, 1239 - 1242

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