Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health

Book : Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health

Author : * --

Language : English

Episode : Health-Safety-Environment

Publishing Location : Danimarka

ISSN : 0355-3140

Skin : 23-2

Period : bimonthly

Published Date : 1997

Publisher : Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

Document Type : Periodical

Book No : 1394

INDEX

CONTENTS
5 Preface
5 Summary
7 I. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY AND PREVIOUS FINDINGS
7 1. Historical review of ideas on health selection
8 2 Problem of health selection in earlier mortality studies
8 2.1. Health-based selection
11 2.2. Methodological factors
11 2.3 Additional problems in the study of health selection
12 II. OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
13 III. HYPOTHESES
14 IV MATERIAL
14 1. Study design and criteria for the definition of the study
population
14 2 Empirical study population
15 V. METHODS
15 1. Source of information
17 2. Exposure
20 3. Confounders and modifiers
23 4. Comparison groups
24 5 Methods of analysis
25 6. Significance testing
25 VI. OCCUPATIONAL MORTALITY AND MORBIDITY
25 1. Mortality
33 2. Disability
36 3. Morbidity
47 4. Combined results for mortality, disability, and morbidity
48 5. Turnover
50 VII. SELECTION
50 1 Social selection
51 2 Health selection
55 3 Chain of selection and life cycle
58 VIII. DISCUSSION
58 1. Validity of the study
61 2 Concluding remarks
64 IX. FOLLOW-UP OF MORTALITY AND MORBIDITY
64 1. Objective of the follow-up
64 2 Material and methods
65 3 Mortality
69 4. Disability
69 5. Chronic diseases
70 6. Discussion
70 7 Concluding remarks
71 References
76 Appendix