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Effort-reward imbalance and sedentary lifestyle: an observational study in a large occupational cohort

Kouvonen, Anne; Kivimäki, Mika; Elovainio, Marko; Pentti, Jaana; Linna, Anne; Virtanen, Marianna; Vahtera, Jussi

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Anne Kouvonen anne.kouvonen@nottingham.ac.uk

Mika Kivimäki

Marko Elovainio

Jaana Pentti

Anne Linna

Marianna Virtanen

Jussi Vahtera



Abstract

Objectives: To investigate the association between effort-reward imbalance (ERI) at work and sedentary lifestyle.
Methods: Cross-sectional data from the ongoing Finnish Public Sector Study related to 30 433 women and 7718 men aged 17-64 were used (n = 35 918 after exclusion of participants with missing values in covariates). From the responses to a questionnaire, an aggregated mean score for ERI in a work unit was assigned to each participant. The outcome was sedentary lifestyle defined as

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Jan 1, 2006
Journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Print ISSN 1351-0711
Publisher BMJ Publishing Group
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 63
APA6 Citation Kouvonen, A., Kivimäki, M., Elovainio, M., Pentti, J., Linna, A., Virtanen, M., & Vahtera, J. (2006). Effort-reward imbalance and sedentary lifestyle: an observational study in a large occupational cohort. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 63,
Keywords effort-reward imbalance; physical activity; sedentary lifestyle; work stress
Publisher URL http://oem.bmj.com/
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingh.../end_user_agreement.pdf

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