publication . Article . 2015

The Impact of Education and Socioeconomic and Occupational Conditions on Self-Perceived and Mental Health Inequalities Among Immigrants and Native Workers in Spain

Ana Cayuela; Davide Malmusi; María José López-Jacob; Mercè Gotsens; Elena Ronda;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2015
  • Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media New York
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
There is limited evidence on the influence of social determinants on the self-perceived and mental health of immigrants settled at least 8 years in Spain. The aim of this study was to examine differences between workers related to migrant-status, self-perceived and mental health, and to assess their relationship to occupational conditions, educational level and occupational social class, stratified by sex. Using data from the Spanish National Health Survey of 2011/12, we computed prevalence, odds ratios and explicative fractions. Mental (OR 2.02; CI 1.39–2.93) and self-perceived health (OR 2.64; CI 1.77–3.93) were poorer for immigrant women compared to natives. ...
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free text keywords: Occupational health, Immigrants, Workers, Health inequalities, Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública, Odds ratio, Public health, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Environmental health, Occupational safety and health, Mental health, Socioeconomic status, Social determinants of health, Immigration, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, business.industry, business, Social class, Nursing
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publication . Article . 2015

The Impact of Education and Socioeconomic and Occupational Conditions on Self-Perceived and Mental Health Inequalities Among Immigrants and Native Workers in Spain

Ana Cayuela; Davide Malmusi; María José López-Jacob; Mercè Gotsens; Elena Ronda;