publication . Article . 2015

Psychosocial job characteristics, wealth, and culture: differential effects on mental health in the UK and Thailand

Yiengprugsawan, V; Lazzarino, AI; Steptoe, A; Seubsman, SA; Sleigh, AC;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2015 Journal: Globalization and Health, volume 11, issue 1 (issn: 1744-8603, eissn: 1744-8603, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
Abstract
Background Most research on the influence of psychosocial job characteristics on health status has been conducted within affluent Western economies. This research addresses the same topic in a middle-income Southeast Asian country, enabling comparison with a Western benchmark. Methods We analysed and compared the Health Survey for England conducted in 2010 and the Thai Cohort Study data at 2005 baseline for workers aged 35–45 years. Multivariate logistic regression was used to assess relationships between psychosocial job characteristics and health, measured as Adjusted Odd Ratios (AOR), controlling for potential covariates in final analyses. Results In both UK ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Psychosocial factors, Health Policy, Mental health, UK, Thailand, Short Report, Job characteristics, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
Funded by
NHMRC| Thai Health-Risk Transition: a National Cohort Study - Phase II
Project
  • Funder: National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (NHMRC)
  • Project Code: 585426
  • Funding stream: NHMRC Project Grants
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NHMRC| Thai health-risk transition: a national cohort study
Project
  • Funder: National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (NHMRC)
  • Project Code: 268055
  • Funding stream: NHMRC Strategic Awards
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WT| Thai health-risk transistion: Anational cohort study.
Project
  • Funder: Wellcome Trust (WT)
  • Project Code: 071587
  • Funding stream: Population and Public Health
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publication . Article . 2015

Psychosocial job characteristics, wealth, and culture: differential effects on mental health in the UK and Thailand

Yiengprugsawan, V; Lazzarino, AI; Steptoe, A; Seubsman, SA; Sleigh, AC;