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ID (ISN) del documento63233
Número CIS 94-1948
ISSN - Título de la serie 0002-9262 - American Journal of Epidemiology
Año 1993
Número de serie
Autor(es) Zwerling C., Sprince N.L., Ryan J., Jones M.P.
Título Occupational injuries - Comparing the rates of male and female postal workers
Información bibliográfica 1 July 1993, Vol.138, No.1, p.46-55. Illus. 19 ref.
Resumen To compare the injury rates of male and female postal workers, data on a cohort of 2,337 new postal employees hired between 1986 and 1989 were reanalyzed. The analysis controlled for potential confounding by age, race, smoking status, and drug use. Compared with men, women had an increased relative risk for occupational injuries in each of the three largest job classifications: letter carrier, letter-sorting machine clerk, and mail handler. The relative risks were not constant over time. For letter carriers and letter-sorting machine clerks, the increased risks for women were noted only during the first year of employment (relative risk (RR)=1.93, 95% confidence interval (CI) 1.40-2.67 and RR=2.60, 95% CI 1.31-5.15, respectively). For mail handlers, the increased risks for women were noted only after the first year of employment (RR=2.13, 95% CI 1.09-4.15).
Descriptores (primarios) lesiones corporales; diferencias por el sexo; factores de riesgo; servicios postales
Descriptores (secundarios) diferencias por raza; Estados Unidos; Massachusetts; farmacodependencia; diferencias por la edad; alcoholismo; fumadores; estudio de cohorte; tabaco
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaEstados Unidos
Tema(s) Cemercio, servicios, oficinas
Broad subject area(s) Industrias y ocupaciones
Navegación por categoria(s) Communications industry
Abuso de alcohol y drogas