Stability and change in health behaviours as predictors for disability pension: a prospective cohort study of Swedish twins

@article{Ropponen2011StabilityAC,
  title={Stability and change in health behaviours as predictors for disability pension: a prospective cohort study of Swedish twins},
  author={A. Ropponen and J. Narusyte and K. Alexanderson and P. Svedberg},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2011},
  volume={11},
  pages={678 - 678}
}
BackgroundStability or changes of health behaviours have not been studied in association with incidence of disability pension (DP). The aims were to (1) investigate if stability or changes in health behaviours predict DP due to musculoskeletal diagnosis (MSD), (2) to evaluate if an association exists for DP in general, and (3) after taking familial confounding into account.MethodsThe study sample was 16,713 like-sexed twin individuals born in Sweden between 1935-1958 (6195 complete twin pairs… Expand
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