Association of Rotating Night Shift Work with BMI and Abdominal Obesity among Nurses and Midwives

@inproceedings{Peposka2015AssociationOR,
  title={Association of Rotating Night Shift Work with BMI and Abdominal Obesity among Nurses and Midwives},
  author={Beata Pepłońska and Agnieszka Anuszka Bukowska and Wojciech Sobala and Cesare R. Sirtori},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Mounting epidemiological evidence suggests that night shift work may contribute to the etiology of increased body weight. The present study aimed to examine association between rotating night shift work and body mass index (BMI), and abdominal adiposity respectively among nurses and midwives. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted among 724 female nurses and midwives, aged 40-60 years (354 rotating night shift and 370 daytime workers) in Łódź, Poland, between 2008 and 2011… CONTINUE READING

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