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Psychosocial job characteristics, wealth, and culture: differential effects on mental health in the UK and Thailand

Yiengprugsawan, Vasoontara; Lazzarino, Antonio I; Steptoe, Andrew; Sleigh, Adrian; Seubsman, Sam-ang

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BACKGROUND: Most research on the influence of psychosocial job characteristics on health status has been conducted within affluent Western economies. This research addresses the same topic in a middle-income Southeast Asian country, enabling comparison with a Western benchmark. METHODS: We analysed and compared the Health Survey for England conducted in 2010 and the Thai Cohort Study data at 2005 baseline for workers aged 35–45 years. Multivariate logistic regression was used to assess...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015-07-08
Type: Journal article
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12992-015-0116-x
http://hdl.handle.net/1885/15118
Source: Globalization and Health
DOI: 10.1186/s12992-015-0116-x

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