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Exploring Workforce Participation Patterns and Chronic Diseases Among Middle-Aged Australian Men and Women Over the Life Course

Majeed, Tazeen; Forder, Peta M; Mishra, Gita; Kendig, Hal; Byles, Julie E


OBJECTIVE This study identified associations between chronic diseases (diabetes, asthma, depression, and arthritis) and workforce participation patterns with a gendered perspective. METHOD We used data from 1,261 middle-aged participants of the Australian Life Histories and Health (LHH) Survey, aged 60 to 64 years in 2011. Latent class analysis identified dominant workforce patterns and associations between chronic diseases and these patterns were explored by multinomial regression models....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-03-07
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of aging and health
DOI: 10.1177/0898264316635586
Access Rights: Open Access


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