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Health or harm? A cohort study of the importance of job quality in extended workforce participation by older adults

Welsh, Jennifer; Strazdins, Lyndall; Charlesworth, Sara; Kulik, Carol T; Butterworth, Peter


BACKGROUND: As people are living longer, they are being encouraged to work longer. While it is assumed that extended employment will be good for health, the evidence has been mixed. This study considers whether employment and job quality exert an influence on four indicators of health status in older workers. METHODS: Data for this study came from 836 older workers (440 men and 396 women) aged 50–59 years at...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-08-25
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-3478-y


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