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Research Article

Occupational Health Promotion Using Online Visual Representation on Internet for Consultation

Tsair-Wei Chien1 and Weir-Sen Lin2*

1Administration Department, Chi Mei Medical Center, Taiwan

2Department of Hospital and Health Care Administration, Chia-Nan University of Pharmacy and Science, Tainan, Taiwan

*Corresponding Author:
Weir-Sen Lin
Department of Hospital and Health Care Administration
Chia-Nan University of Pharmacy and Science
Tainan, Taiwan
E-mail: [email protected]

Received date: July 29, 2013; Accepted date: August 19, 2013; Published date: August 22, 2013

Citation: Chien TW, Lin WS (2013) Occupational Health Promotion Using Online Visual Representation on Internet for Consultation. Occup Med Health Aff 1:130. doi: 10.4172/2329-6879.1000130

Copyright: © 2013 Chien TW, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


Objective: To show an on-line visual representation to a mental health related Doctor for consultation and to compute the prevalence rate of work strain for a workplace. Methods: Exploration factor analysis and parallel analysis were used to validate the items retained in the Chinese-version of the Job-Content Questionnaire (C-JCQ). The setting was a 900-bed hospital in southern Taiwan. A total of 1,800 full-time workers in this hospital were asked to participate in a job perception survey in May 2009. One way analysis of variance (ANOVA) was applied to analyze the differences in work strain among work sections. A visual representation of the C-JCQ findings was then prepared to provide practitioners with a tool for use in clinical settings. Results: The prevalence rate of hospital workers’ strain in the study workplace was 13.26%. There were significant differences among work sections on most C-JCQ subscales. Conclusions: Periodical surveys of the quality of work life with the C-JCQ are urgently needed. A visual representation of C-JCQ findings could be made available to highlight the need for mental health consultation in clinical settings.