A prospective study of fatal occupational accidents – relationship to sleeping difficulties and occupational factors

@article{kerstedt2002APS,
  title={A prospective study of fatal occupational accidents – relationship to sleeping difficulties and occupational factors},
  author={Torbj{\"o}rn {\AA}kerstedt and Peeter Fredlund and Mats Gillberg and Bjarne Jansson},
  journal={Journal of Sleep Research},
  year={2002},
  volume={11}
}
Very little is known about the association between sleep and (fatal) occupational accidents. This study investigated this relationship using register data of self‐rated sleep difficulties, together with occupational and demographic characteristics. The variables were related to subsequent occupational fatal accidents. A national sample of 47 860 individuals was selected at regular intervals over a period of 20 years, and interviewed over the phone on issues related to work and health. The… Expand
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