publication . Article . 2015

Perceived Work Ability in the Light of Long-Term and Stress-Related Unhealthy Behaviors-a Prospective Cohort Study

Nevanperä N; Seitsamo, J; Ala-Mursula Leena; Remes, J; Hopsu, L; Auvinen Juha; Tammelin Tuija; Järvelin Marjo-Riitta; Laitinen, J;
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  • Published: 23 Oct 2015
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag (Germany)
  • Country: United Kingdom
Background Most of the few studies that exist on the longitudinal associations between health behaviors and work ability target to single health behaviors. Purpose To investigate how lifetime clusters of unhealthy behaviors associate with perceived work ability in early midlife. Methods The study population consisted of 46-year-old men and women (n=3107) born in Northern Finland in 1966. Their current perceived work ability compared to lifetime best, and their unhealthy behaviors (physical inactivity, smoking, and alcohol consumption) were assessed by questionnaires. We determined clusters of unhealthy behaviors at the ages of 14, 31, and 46 and created lifetime...
free text keywords: Social Sciences, Psychology, Clinical, Psychology, Lifetime health behaviors, Perceived work ability, Prospective cohort study, Stress-related eating and drinking, BODY-MASS INDEX, PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY, LIFE-STYLE, FOLLOW-UP, DEVELOPMENTAL TRAJECTORIES, DISABILITY RETIREMENT, SICKNESS ABSENCE, SAS PROCEDURE, HEALTH, EMPLOYEES, Alcohol Drinking, Eating, Female, Finland, Health Behavior, Humans, Logistic Models, Male, Middle Aged, Perception, Prospective Studies, Smoking, Surveys and Questionnaires, Public Health, 1701 Psychology, 1117 Public Health And Health Services, ta3141, terveyskäyttäytyminen, työkyky
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