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ID (ISN) del documento109712
Número CIS 09-721
ISSN - Título de la serie 0962-7480 - Occupational Medicine
Año 2008
Número de serie
Autor(es) Soteriades E.S., Hauser R., Kawachi I., Christiani D.C., Kales S.N.
Título Obesity and risk of job disability in male firefighters
Información bibliográfica 2008, Vol.58, No.4, p.245-250. 30 ref.
Resumen The objective of this study was to examine the association between obesity and the risk of job disability among firefighters. A cohort of 358 Massachusetts firefighters enrolled in a medical surveillance programme was followed for over six years. In multivariable-adjusted Cox proportional hazard models, it was found that each unit increase in body mass index (BMI) was associated with a 5% increased risk of job disability. The highest categories of BMI had a 60-90% increased risk of job disability compared to the lowest or normal-weight categories, respectively. Implications of these findings are discussed.
Descriptores (primarios) lucha contra el fuego; Massachusetts; peso corporal; aptitud para el trabajo; factores de riesgo; aptitud física
Descriptores (secundarios) trabajadores masculinos; Estados Unidos; vigilancia médica; estudio de cohorte; valoración estadística; obesidad
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaEstados Unidos
Tema(s) Fisiología del trabajo
Cemercio, servicios, oficinas
Broad subject area(s) Fisiología, ergonomía
Navegación por categoria(s) Incendios