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Divided we stand: three psychological regions of the United States and their political, economic, social, and health correlates.
There is overwhelming evidence for regional variation across the United States on a range of key political, economic, social, and health indicators. However, a substantial body of research suggestsExpand
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Job strain as a risk factor for coronary heart disease: a collaborative meta-analysis of individual participant data
Summary Background Published work assessing psychosocial stress (job strain) as a risk factor for coronary heart disease is inconsistent and subject to publication bias and reverse causation bias. WeExpand
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Personality predicts migration within and between U.S. states
Abstract We examined the role of personality in predicting the propensity to migrate within and between U.S. states. The participants were from the national Midlife in the United States study (MIDUS;Expand
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Personality and all-cause mortality: individual-participant meta-analysis of 3,947 deaths in 76,150 adults.
Personality may influence the risk of death, but the evidence remains inconsistent. We examined associations between personality traits of the five-factor model (extraversion, neuroticism,Expand
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Long Working Hours and Coronary Heart Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
The authors aggregated the results of observational studies examining the association between long working hours and coronary heart disease (CHD). Data sources used were MEDLINE (through January 19,Expand
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Five-factor personality traits and sleep: evidence from two population-based cohort studies.
OBJECTIVE The current study examines associations between five factor personality traits and average sleep duration, sleep deficiency, and sleep problems. METHOD The participants were from twoExpand
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Socioeconomic status and the 25 × 25 risk factors as determinants of premature mortality: a multicohort study and meta-analysis of 1·7 million men and women
Summary Background In 2011, WHO member states signed up to the 25 × 25 initiative, a plan to cut mortality due to non-communicable diseases by 25% by 2025. However, socioeconomic factors influencingExpand
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Personality is suggested to be a major risk factor for depression but large‐scale individual participant meta‐analyses on this topic are lacking.
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Personality change associated with chronic diseases: pooled analysis of four prospective cohort studies.
BACKGROUND Common chronic conditions, such as heart disease and cancer, are associated with increased psychological distress, functional limitations and shortened life expectancy, but whether theseExpand
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Birthweight and mortality in adulthood: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND Small birth size may be associated with increased risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD), whereas large birth size may predict increased risk of obesity and some cancers. The net effect ofExpand
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