Hospitalization for lifestyle related diseases in long haul drivers compared with other truck drivers and the working population at large.

@article{Dahl2009HospitalizationFL,
  title={Hospitalization for lifestyle related diseases in long haul drivers compared with other truck drivers and the working population at large.},
  author={S{\o}ren Dahl and Linda Kaerlev and A. D. Jensen and Finn T{\"u}chsen and Harald Hannerz and Per Sabro Nielsen and J{\o}rn Olsen},
  journal={Work},
  year={2009},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={
          345-53
        }
}
Personal lifestyle and working conditions are closely linked for long haul truck drivers. We compare lifestyle related diseases in long haul drivers with other drivers of goods and the working population at large. Standardized hospital treatment ratios (SHR) for lifestyle related diseases were compared for long haul truck drivers and other truck drivers to the working population at large. The follow up group comprised of 2,175 long haul drivers and 15,060 other truck drivers. An increased risk… CONTINUE READING

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