Women’s higher likelihood of disability pension: the role of health, family and work. A 5–7 years follow-up of the Hordaland Health Study

@inproceedings{Haukenes2012WomensHL,
  title={Women’s higher likelihood of disability pension: the role of health, family and work. A 5–7 years follow-up of the Hordaland Health Study},
  author={Inger Haukenes and Sturla Gjesdal and Guri Rortveit and Trond Riise and John Gunnar M{\ae}land},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Women's higher risk of disability pension compared with men is found in countries with high female work participation and universal welfare schemes. The aim of the study was to examine the extent to which self-perceived health, family situation and work factors explain women's higher risk of disability pension. We also explored how these factors influenced the gender difference across educational strata. METHODS The population-based Hordaland Health Study (HUSK) was conducted in… CONTINUE READING

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