Work status, work hours and health in women with and without children.

  title={Work status, work hours and health in women with and without children.},
  author={Birgitta Floderus and Malin Hagman and Gunnar Aronsson and S Marklund and Anna Wikman},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  volume={66 10},
OBJECTIVES The authors studied self-reported health in women with and without children in relation to their work status (employed, student, job seeker or homemaker), work hours and having an employed partner. METHODS The study group comprised of 6515 women born in 1960-1979 who were interviewed in one of the Swedish Surveys of Living Conditions in 1994-2003. Self-rated health, fatigue and symptoms of anxiety were analysed. RESULTS Having children increased the odds of poor self-rated health… CONTINUE READING

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