Journal article

Psychosocial work exposures of the job strain model and cardiovascular mortality in France: results from the STRESSJEM prospective study

Isabelle Niedhammer, Allison Milner, Beatrice Geoffroy-Perez, Thomas Coutrot, Anthony D LaMontagne, Jean-Francois Chastang

Scandinavian Journal of Work Environment and Health | SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL WORK ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH | Published : 2020

Abstract

Objectives The study aims to explore the prospective associations of the psychosocial work exposures of the job strain model with cardiovascular mortality, including mortality for ischemic heart diseases (IHD) and stroke, using various time-varying exposure measures in the French working population of employees. Methods The study was based on a cohort of 798 547 men and 697 785 women for which job history data from 1976 to 2002 were linked to mortality data and causes of death from the national death registry. Psychosocial work exposures from the validated job strain model questionnaire were assessed using a job-exposure matrix (JEM). Three time-varying measures of exposure were studied: cur..

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