Journal article

562The “quiet revolution” and mental health? Associations between household-employment configurations and mental-health across 17 years

Tania King, Yamna Taouk, Tony LaMontagne, Doctor Humaira Maheen, Anne Kavanagh

International Journal of Epidemiology | Oxford University Press (OUP) | Published : 2021

Abstract

Abstract Background Despite evidence that employed women report more time pressure and work-life penalties than employed men and other women, scant attention has been paid to the possible health effects of female labour-force participation. Methods This analysis examined associations between household labour-force arrangements and the mental health of men and women using 17 waves of data from the Household Income and Labour Dynamics Survey. Mental health was measured using the Mental Health Inventory (MHI-5). A five-category measure of household employment configuration was..

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