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Work and health in a contemporary society: demands, control, and insecurity

D'Souza, Rennie; Strazdins, Lyndall; Lim, Lynette; Broom, Dorothy; Rodgers, Bryan

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Objective: To examine independent associations of job strain (high demands and low control) and job insecurity with mental and physical health outcomes. Design: Cross sectional general population study conducted in 2000 using a self completed questionnaire. Setting: Two adjoining cities in south east Australia. Subjects: 1188 employed professionals, aged 40-44 years, 55% (n = 655) male. Main outcome measures: Depression, anxiety, physical, and self rated health (SRH). Results: Adverse job...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/85895
Source: Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
DOI: 10.1136/jech.57.11.849

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