|Document ID (ISN)||68378|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0090-0036 - American Journal of Public Health
|Convention or series no.
||Johnson J.V., Stewart W., Hall E.M., Fredlund P., Theorell T.
||Long-term psychosocial work environment and cardiovascular mortality among Swedish men
||Mar. 1996, Vol.86, No.3, p.324-331. 66 ref.
||This study examined the effect of cumulative exposure to work organization (psychological demands, work control and social support) on prospectively measured cardiovascular disease mortality risk. A sample of 22,517 Swedish males was followed over a 14-year follow-up period and 521 deaths from cardiovascular disease were identified. A nested case-control design was used. Work environment exposure scores were assigned to cases and controls by linking lifetime job histories with a job exposure matrix. In the final multi-variable analysis, workers with low work control had a relative risk of 1.83 for cardiovascular mortality. Workers with combined exposure to low control and low support had a relative risk of 2.62 . The conclusions were that long-term exposure to low work control is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease mortality.
||mortality; occupational psychology; social aspects; cardiovascular diseases; stress factors
||Sweden; long-term study; case-control study
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Sweden; USA|
||Psychology and sociology
|Broad subject area(s)
||Stress, psychosocial factors
Mental stress and burnout