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Document ID (ISN)110419
CIS number 09-1258
ISSN - Serial title 0355-3140 - Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Sj÷gren B., Barlow L., Weiner J
Title Ischemic heart disease among cooks, cold buffet managers, kitchen assistants, and wait staff
Bibliographic information 2009, No.7, Suppl.1, p.24-29. 37 ref.
Abstract The objective of this study was to investigate the occurrence of ischaemic heart disease in a cohort of restaurant workers in Sweden, constituted from the data of the Swedish National Census of 1970. The cohort was followed from 1970 until 1995 and linked to the death registry. An increased risk due to ischaemic heart disease mortality was observed among kitchen workers, possibly related to air pollutants in these work environments.
Descriptors (primary) waiters, waitresses and bartenders; restaurants; cardiovascular diseases; cooking; risk factors; mortality
Descriptors (secondary) Sweden; premises; statistical evaluation; long-term study; atmospheric pollution; cohort study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Hotels and restaurants
Cardiovascular diseases