Perceived health as a predictor of early retirement.

  title={Perceived health as a predictor of early retirement.},
  author={Minna Karpansalo and Pirjo Manninen and Jussi Kauhanen and Timo A Lakka and Jukka Salonen},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  volume={30 4},
OBJECTIVES This study examined the association between perceived health and early retirement. METHODS A cohort of 1748 men aged 42 to 60 years from eastern Finland was followed from 1984 to 2000. At baseline, the participants had answered a questionnaire regarding their general (as measured by physician diagnoses) and perceived health status. Comprehensive pension records were obtained from the Social Insurance Institution of Finland and the Central Pension Security Institute. The risk of… CONTINUE READING


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