Long working hours and risk for hypertension in Japanese male white collar workers.

@article{Nakanishi2001LongWH,
  title={Long working hours and risk for hypertension in Japanese male white collar workers.},
  author={Noriyuki Nakanishi and Hideyo Yoshida and Koichiro Nagano and Hiroshi Kawashimo and Koshi Nakamura and Kozo Tatara},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2001},
  volume={55 5},
  pages={316-22}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association of long working hours with the risk for hypertension. DESIGN A five year prospective cohort study. SETTING Work site in Osaka, Japan. PARTICIPANTS 941 hypertension free Japanese male white collar workers aged 35-54 years were prospectively examined by serial annual health examinations. Men in whom borderline hypertension and hypertension were found during repeated surveys were defined as incidental cases of borderline hypertension and… CONTINUE READING
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