|Document ID (ISN)||110118|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1076-2752 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
|Convention or series no.
||Bonde J.P., Munch-Hansen T., Agerbo E., Suadicani P., Wieclaw J., Westergaard-Nielsen N.
||Job strain and ischemic heart disease: A prospective study using a new approach for exposure assessment
||June 2009, Vol.51, No.6, p.732-738. 42 ref.
||This cohort study analyzed the association between psychosocial workload and risk of ischaemic heart disease (IHD), using a new approach allocating measures of psychosocial load to individuals based on their estimated average exposure levels. Subjects consisted of 18,258 Danish public service workers in 1106 work units (79% women) who responded to a questionnaire at baseline and were who were followed during the period 2002 to 2007, during which 101 were admitted to a hospital due to IHD. Neither job strain nor general job dissatisfaction was found to be a determinant of IHD risk among this Danish population of predominantly female public service workers.
||Denmark; ischaemia; health care personnel; government services; risk factors; women; cardiovascular diseases; stress factors
||job dissatisfaction; questionnaire survey; psychology of work organization
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Denmark|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Stress, psychosocial factors
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Public and government services
Health care services
Mental stress and burnout