Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 8th, 2000
The study assessed the impact of job strain on the health of 21,290 female nurses in the United States using a series of questionnaires. Personal characteristics, job content, and health status were scored and compared over a four-year period.
The results show that women in the highest third of job demands and the lowest third of job control (high strain job) had the worst health status, whereas those in jobs with the highest control and lowest demands (low strain job) had the...
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