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Document ID (ISN)76440
CIS number 01-432
ISSN - Serial title 0025-6757 - Médecine et travail
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Niesborala M., Helardot V.
Title Age, job insecurity and heath - First results of the VISAT study
Original title Age, précarité et santé - Premiers résultats de l'étude VISAT [in French]
Bibliographic information June 1999, No.2 (180), p.33-36. 6 ref.
Abstract VISAT (see also CIS 01-597) is a survey conducted by industrial physicians and researchers specialised in ageing, ergonomics and occupational health. A total of 3,237 employees were randomly selected from persons aged 32, 42, 52 and 62 in 1996, when the first data were collected. After a 10-year follow-up, the study will cover 40 years of adult life (from 32 to 72). The objective is a better understanding of how present and past working conditions have a favourable or unfavourable influence on the quality on ageing and on health. Preliminary results indicate a very strong relationship between health problems and periods of unemployment.
Descriptors (primary) state of health; unemployment; ageing; conditions of work
Descriptors (secondary) France; psychology and sociology; age-linked differences; cross-sectional study; long-term study; questionnaire survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Unemployment