A prospective study of job strain and coronary heart disease in US women.

@article{Lee2002APS,
  title={A prospective study of job strain and coronary heart disease in US women.},
  author={Sunmin Lee and Graham A. Colditz and Lisa F. Berkman and Ichiro Kawachi},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={1147-53; discussion 1154}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies of job strain and coronary heart disease (CHD) in men have established job strain as a predictor of CHD risk. Despite the wealth of convincing evidence in men for an association between job strain and CHD, data in women remain sparse. METHODS We prospectively evaluated the relation between job strain and CHD risk in the Nurses' Health Study. In this analysis, we followed a sample of 35 038 US female nurses aged 46-71 years, who completed questions about job strain… CONTINUE READING

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