Is there an association between shift work and having a metabolic syndrome? Results from a population based study of 27,485 people.

@article{Karlsson2001IsTA,
  title={Is there an association between shift work and having a metabolic syndrome? Results from a population based study of 27,485 people.},
  author={Berndt H Karlsson and Anders K Knutsson and Bernt O Lindahl},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={58 11},
  pages={747-52}
}
OBJECTIVES To explore how metabolic risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) differ between shift workers and day workers in a defined population. Shift work has been associated with an increased risk of CVD. Risk factors and causal pathways for this association are only partly known. METHODS A working population of 27,485 people from the Västerbotten intervention program (VIP) has been analysed. Cross sectional data, including blood sampling and questionnaires were collected in a health… CONTINUE READING
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