Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Language, Education and Innovation 2016

Occupational Stressors among Teachers at Secondary School in Perak, Malaysia

Yunus, Jasmani Mohd

Universiti Utara Malaysia


The purpose of this study is to present the findings on the stress factors of teachers in Ipoh, Malaysia. Quantitative data were collected via questionnaire distributed amongst teachers in Ipoh. A total of 329 teachers completed the questionnaires. The findings of the research showed that there were significant relationship between occupational stressors and stress. It is interesting to note that hierarchical multiple regression analysis indicated the four dimension of occupational stress namely role overload, work hour, family conflicts, financial factors and work location The research also indicates that three variables work load, hour work, family conflicts have significant relationship with stress while financial factors and work location have no relationship with stress. The variables have significant impact on the teachers stress. The regression analysis showed that there is significant impact between occupational stressors and stress.


Stress, work load, work hour, financial problem, family conflicts and work location

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