Long working hours, socioeconomic status, and the risk of incident type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis of published and unpublished data from 222 120 individuals
OPEN The lancet. Diabetes & endocrinology | 30 Sep 2014
M Kivimäki, M Virtanen, I Kawachi, ST Nyberg, L Alfredsson, GD Batty, JB Bjorner, M Borritz, EJ Brunner, H Burr, N Dragano, JE Ferrie, EI Fransson, M Hamer, K Heikkilä, A Knutsson, M Koskenvuo, IE Madsen, ML Nielsen, M Nordin, T Oksanen, JH Pejtersen, J Pentti, R Rugulies, P Salo, J Siegrist, A Steptoe, S Suominen, T Theorell, J Vahtera, PJ Westerholm, H Westerlund, A Singh-Manoux and M Jokela
Working long hours might have adverse health effects, but whether this is true for all socioeconomic status groups is unclear. In this meta-analysis stratified by socioeconomic status, we investigated the role of long working hours as a risk factor for type 2 diabetes.
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