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ID (ISN) del documento111588
Número CIS 11-0199
ISSN - Título de la serie 1232-1087 - International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
Año 2010
Número de serie
Autor(es) Marcinkiewicz A., Szosland D.
Título Selected risk factors of diabetes mellitus among road transport drivers
Información bibliográfica 2010, Vol.23, No.2, p.175-180. 19 ref.
Acceso Internet Selected_risk_factors.pdf [en inglés]
Resumen Road transport drivers are among the professional groups whose activities have a strong impact on public safety. In view of the nature of their professional activity, the drivers are at a higher risk of obesity and hypertension, and thus, indirectly, of carbohydrate metabolism disorders such as diabetes mellitus. This study on the prevalence of risk factors of diabetes mellitus among Polish road transport drivers used medical documentation accompanying the application for drivers' licence. Excessive body weight was recorded in 62.6% of the study population; 45.3% had overweight and 17.4% obesity. Hypertension was noted in 36.7% of the drivers, with increasing prevalence with age. Overweight was found to be a risk factor for hypertension. Hyperglycaemia was found in 47.5% of the drivers and was also increasing with age. Implications of these findings are discussed.
Descriptores (primarios) Polonia; conductores; diabetes mellitus; transporte por carretera; factores de riesgo
Descriptores (secundarios) transporte de mercancias; transporte de personas; obesidad; hipertensión; peso corporal; estudio transversal; diferencias por la edad
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Transportes y comunicaciones
Broad subject area(s) Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Industrias y ocupaciones
Navegación por categoria(s) Metabolic diseases
Older workers
Road transportation