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Document ID (ISN)110118
CIS number 09-1020
ISSN - Serial title 1076-2752 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bonde J.P., Munch-Hansen T., Agerbo E., Suadicani P., Wieclaw J., Westergaard-Nielsen N.
Title Job strain and ischemic heart disease: A prospective study using a new approach for exposure assessment
Bibliographic information June 2009, Vol.51, No.6, p.732-738. 42 ref.
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) Denmark; ischaemia; health care personnel; government services; risk factors; women; cardiovascular diseases; stress factors
Descriptors (secondary) job dissatisfaction; questionnaire survey; psychology of work organization
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceDenmark
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Cardiovascular diseases
Public and government services
Health care services
Mental stress and burnout