Changes in self-rated health and subjective social status over time in a cohort of healthcare personnel

  title={Changes in self-rated health and subjective social status over time in a cohort of healthcare personnel},
  author={Mark G. Thompson and Manjusha Gaglani and Allison L. Naleway and Swathi Nath Thaker and Sarah Ball},
  journal={Journal of Health Psychology},
  pages={1185 - 1196}
As part of a prospective cohort study of 1354 female and 347 male healthcare personnel, we examined the stability of subjective social status over ~7 months and the prospective association between subjective social status and self-rated health status. Most (82%) subjective social status ratings were stable (within ±1 point). Lower baseline subjective social status among healthcare personnel was associated with more subsequent reports of fatigue and headache and worsening global self-rated… 

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