Shift work and health.

  title={Shift work and health.},
  author={Margot E. Shields},
  journal={Health reports},
  volume={13 4},
OBJECTIVES This article describes the characteristics of shift workers and compares stress factors and health behaviours of shift and regular daytime workers. Based on an analysis of people followed over four years, associations between the incidence of chronic conditions and changes in psychological distress levels are explored in relation to working shift. DATA SOURCES Data are from the 2000/01 Canadian Community Health Survey, the longitudinal (1994/95, 1996/97 and 1998/99) and cross… CONTINUE READING

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