Women, work, and health: employment as a risk factor for coronary heart disease.

  • J H La Rosa
  • Published 1988 in American journal of obstetrics and gynecology


Employment as such does not appear to be a risk factor for coronary heart disease and may in fact have a beneficial effect on health. Although there is at present a paucity of reliable data, several key points emerge. In general, working women are in better health than homemakers or unemployed women. Single and married working women are apparently in better… (More)


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