Overtime work and incident coronary heart disease: the Whitehall II prospective cohort study.

  title={Overtime work and incident coronary heart disease: the Whitehall II prospective cohort study.},
  author={Marianna Virtanen and Jane E. Ferrie and Archana Singh-Manoux and Martin J. Shipley and Jussi Vahtera and Michael Marmot and Mika Kivim{\"a}ki},
  journal={European heart journal},
  volume={31 14},
AIMS To examine the association between overtime work and incident coronary heart disease (CHD) among middle-aged employees. METHODS AND RESULTS Six thousand and fourteen British civil servants (4262 men and 1752 women), aged 39-61 years who were free from CHD and worked full time at baseline (1991-1994), were followed until 2002-2004, an average of 11 years. The outcome measure was incident fatal CHD, clinically verified incident non-fatal myocardial infarction (MI), or definite angina (a… CONTINUE READING
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