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Document ID (ISN)72510
CIS number 99-664
ISSN - Serial title 0959-8146 - British Medical Journal
Year 1998
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Sokejima S., Kagamimori S.
Title Working hours as a risk factor for acute myocardial infarction in Japan: Case-control study
Bibliographic information 19 Sep. 1998, Vol.317, No.7161, p.775-780. Illus. 32 ref.
Abstract The extent to which working hours affect the risk of acute myocardial infarction was investigated in 195 men aged 30-69 years with acute myocardial infarction and in 331 controls. There was a U shaped relation between the mean working hours and the risk of acute myocardial infarction. There also seemed to be a trend for the risk of infarction to increase with greater increases in mean working hours. Topics: case-control study; hazard evaluation; hours of work; male workers; myocardial infarction; risk factors.
Descriptors (primary) myocardial infarction; risk factors; hours of work
Descriptors (secondary) male workers; case-control study; hazard evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceJapan
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Hours of work
Cardiovascular diseases