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Healthy Worker Effect

Known as: Healthy Worker Effects, Effects, Healthy Worker, effect healthy workers 
Phenomenon of workers' usually exhibiting overall death rates lower than those of the general population due to the fact that the severely ill and… Expand
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2013
2013
In a recent issue of the Journal, Kirkeleit et al. (Am J Epidemiol. 2013;177(11):1218-1224) provided empirical evidence for the… Expand
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2013
2013
Use of the general population as a reference might cause serious underestimation of the risk of cancer in working populations… Expand
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2011
2011
BackgroundThe healthy worker effect (HWE) is a well-known phenomenon. In this study we used the extensive registration of all… Expand
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2010
2010
The linear no-threshold (LNT) dose-effect relationship has been consistently used by most radiation epidemiologists to estimate… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
  • Divyang H. Shah
  • Indian journal of occupational and environmental…
  • 2009
  • Corpus ID: 43768741
The Healthy Worker Effect (HWE) phenomenon has been under debate since some years. Some epidemiologists regard HWE as an ordinary… Expand
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2006
2006
Epidemiologic studies of occupationally exposed cohorts are useful in identifying and quantifying environmental risks because… Expand
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2005
2005
BACKGROUND Exposure to ionizing radiation increases the risk of cancer in humans. Nuclear workers receive low doses over a… Expand
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2000
2000
The healthy worker effect (HWE) is a bias that is believed to have strongly affected the validity of previous cohort mortality… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
  • Byung Cheol Choi
  • Journal of occupational medicine. : official…
  • 1992
  • Corpus ID: 33015740
This article summarizes, compares, and contrasts the definition, sources, magnitude, effect modifiers, and strategies of… Expand
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
  • Richard R. Monson
  • Journal of occupational medicine. : official…
  • 1986
  • Corpus ID: 20681208
Follow-up mortality data from ten groups of employed persons are compared to the mortality rates of the United States general… Expand
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