Informal jobs: another occupational hazard for women's mental health?

@article{Santana1997InformalJA,
  title={Informal jobs: another occupational hazard for women's mental health?},
  author={Vilma Sousa Santana and DanaP. Loomis and Bruce Alan Newman and Siob{\'a}n D Harlow},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={
          1236-42
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The hypothesis that informal jobs, which imply absence of formal labour contracts, instability and the absence of fringe benefits, are positively associated with psychiatric symptoms was evaluated in a poor urban area of Brazil. METHODS With data from a cross-sectional study, the association between informal jobs and high number of psychological symptoms was estimated. The study population was composed of 327 women randomly selected from a community in the city of Salvador, Brazil… CONTINUE READING
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