Contribution of job control and other risk factors to social variations in coronary heart disease incidence

@article{Marmot1997ContributionOJ,
  title={Contribution of job control and other risk factors to social variations in coronary heart disease incidence},
  author={M. G. Marmot and Hans Bosma and Harry Hemingway and Eric J. Brunner and Stephen A Stansfeld},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1997},
  volume={350},
  pages={235-239}
}

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