Health risk factors and self-rated health among job-seekers

  title={Health risk factors and self-rated health among job-seekers},
  author={Jennis Freyer-Adam and Beate Gaertner and Stefanie Tobschall and U. John},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
BACKGROUND To determine a) proportions of behavior related health risk factors among job-seekers and b) to what extend these are related to self-rated health. METHODS Over 12 months, job-seekers were recruited at three job-agencies in northeastern Germany. Among all individuals eligible for study inclusion, 7,906 (79.8%) provided information on smoking, risky drinking, overweight/obesity (body mass index), fruit and vegetable intake, physical inactivity, illicit drug use, and self-rated… CONTINUE READING
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