Work-related health factors for female immigrants in Sweden.

@article{Akhavan2007WorkrelatedHF,
  title={Work-related health factors for female immigrants in Sweden.},
  author={Sharareh Akhavan and Carina O. Bildt and Sarah Wamala},
  journal={Work},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={
          135-43
        }
}
Work-related health has been a focus of research since the rate of sickness-related absences began to increase in Sweden. The incidence of sickness-related absences and early retirement is higher among female immigrants than among others in the total population. This study is based on a questionnaire survey which was conducted in a municipality in Sweden. The study population consisted of 2 429 native and immigrant female employees. The aim was to study work-related health factors for female… CONTINUE READING

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