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Document ID (ISN)110976
CIS number 10-0533
ISSN - Serial title 0340-0131 - International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Verdonk P., Hooftman W.E., van Veldhoven M.J., Boelens L.R., Koppes L.L.
Title Work-related fatigue: The specific case of highly educated women in the Netherlands
Bibliographic information Mar. 2010, Vol.83, No.3, p.309-321. Illus. 50 ref.
Abstract This study aimed to establish the prevalence of high work-related fatigue (need for recovery, NFR) among employees and to explain group differences categorized by gender, age, and education. The study particularly aimed to clarify the prevalence and explanatory factors among highly educated women. In 2005 and 2006, a large sample of Dutch employees received a questionnaire on working conditions. The prevalences of high NFR for men and women with different age and education levels were calculated. The average prevalence of high NFR was 28.8% and was highest among highly educated women (35.2%) in particular those aged 50-64 years (40.3%). Other findings are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) Netherlands; fatigue; women; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) conditions of work; questionnaire survey; age-linked differences; social aspects; frequency rates
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational physiology
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Fatigue