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Document ID (ISN)111433
CIS number 11-0146
ISSN - Serial title 0019-8366 - Industrial Health
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bushnell P.T., Colombi A., Caruso C.C., Tak S.
Title Work schedules and health behavior outcomes at a large manufacturer
Bibliographic information July 2010, Vol.48, No.4, p.395-405. 50 ref.
Internet access Work_schedules.pdf [in English]
Abstract Health Risk Assessment (HRA) survey responses were collected during 2000-2008 in a multinational chemical and coatings manufacturer. Responses of 26,442 employees were sufficiently complete for analysis. Rates of smoking, lack of exercise, moderate to high alcohol use, obesity and short sleep duration were compared by work schedule type (day, night, or rotating shift) and daily work hours (8, 10, or 12 h). Prevalence rate ratios (RRs) were calculated, adjusting for age group, sex, marital status, job tenure, and occupational group. The reference group was 8-h day shift employees. Findings are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) hours of work; shift work; state of health; human behaviour; chemical industry
Descriptors (secondary) USA; work time schedules; smoking; body weight; questionnaire survey; statistical evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Occupational physiology
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Chemical industry
Hours of work
Smoking
Alcohol and drug abuse