Health disparities between immigrant and Danish cleaners.

  title={Health disparities between immigrant and Danish cleaners.},
  author={Marie Birk J\orgensen and C. N. Rasmussen and Isabella Gomes Carneiro and M A Flyvholm and Kasper Olesen and Dorte Ekner and Karen S\ogaard and Andreas Holtermann},
  journal={International archives of occupational and environmental health},
  volume={84 6},
PURPOSE It is unknown whether immigrants working in the cleaning industry have a poorer health and work ability than cleaners from the native population. The main aim was to investigate differences in objective and self-reported health measures between immigrant and Danish cleaners. METHODS Three hundred and fifty-one cleaners, consisting of 166 Danes (88% women) and 179 immigrants (74% women) (6 with unknown ethnicity), from 9 workplaces in Denmark participated in the study. Health and work… CONTINUE READING