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Psychosocial work stressors and risk of mortality in Australia: analysis of data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia survey

Yamna Taouk, Anthony D LaMontagne, Matthew J Spittal, Allison Milner



OBJECTIVE: To examine the association between exposures to psychosocial work stressors and mortality in a nationally representative Australian working population sample. METHODS: 18 000 participants from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia survey with self-reported job demands, job control, job security and fair pay psychosocial work stressors exposures at baseline were followed for up to 15 waves. Cox proportional hazards regression models were used to examine the association between psychosocial work stressors and mortality. Models were serially adjusted for each subgroup of demographic, socioeconomic, health and behavioural risk factors. RESULTS: Low job control was ass..

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Awarded by Australian Research Council Future Fellowship - Australian Government

Funding Acknowledgements

This study was supported in part by an Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship provided by the Australian Commonwealth Government. AM was funded by a Victorian Health and Medical Research Fellowship. MJS is a recipient of an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (project number FT180100075) funded by the Australian Government. The funding sources had no role in the design or conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis and interpretation of the data; or preparation, review or approval of the manuscript, including the decision to submit for publication.