Sickness presenteeism in Spanish-born and immigrant workers in Spain
- Sick at workâ€”a risk factor for long-term sickness absence at a later date? Hansen, C. D.; Andersen, J. H. // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;May2009, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p397
Background: Little is known about the long-term consequences of sickness presence (ie, going to work despite ill-health), although one study suggests an association with coronary heart disease. This study examined the effect of sickness presence on future long-term sickness absence. Methods:...
- Saudi Arabian expatriate worker fitness-screening programme: a review of 14 years of data. Alswaidi, F. M.; Memish, Z. A.; Al-Hakeem, R. F.; Atlam, S. A. // Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal;Jul2013, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p664
Expatriate workers must be medically examined in their country of origin at accredited centres prior to their arrival in any Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) country and are reexamined when they enter the country. This review investigated the epidemiological profile of registered expatriate...
- Bernd Rechel, Philipa Mladovsky, Walter DevillÃ©, Barbara Rijks, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict, Martin McKee (eds). Ekblad, Solvig // European Journal of Public Health;Dec2012, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p930
The article reviews the book "Migration and health in the European Union," edited by Bernd Rechel, Philipa Mladovsky, Walter Deville, Barbara Rijks, Roumyana PetrovaBenedict, and Martin McKee.
- RE: “FITNESS AND FATNESS AS PREDICTORS OF MORTALITY FROM ALL CAUSES AND FROM CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN MEN AND WOMEN IN THE LIPID RESEARCH CLINICS STUDY”. // American Journal of Epidemiology;Mar2003, Vol. 157 Issue 5, p473
A correction to the article "Fitness and Fatness as Predictors of Mortality From All Causes and From Cardiovascular Disease in Men and Women in the Lipid Research Clinics Study" that was published in a 2002 issue is presented.
- What use is a clinical case definition for AIDS in Africa? // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/9/91, Vol. 303 Issue 6811, p1189
Comments on the use of the clinical case definition for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in Africa. Lack of sufficient clinical accuracy; Incorrect definition of the disease; Decline in the positive predictive value test for AIDS.
- Infectious diseases in North Africa and North African immigrants to Europe. Khyatti, Meriem; Trimbitas, Roxana-Delia; Zouheir, Yassine; Benani, Abdelouaheb; El Messaoudi, Moulay-Driss; Hemminki, Kari // European Journal of Public Health;Aug2014, Vol. 24 Issue suppl_1, p47
The epidemiological transition has reduced infectious diseases mortality in most European countries, yet increased migrant influx risks importing diseases. All reported prevalence rates must be considered on a case-by-case basis depending on the disease in question, respective European Union...
- Portuguese Migrants in Switzerland: Healthcare and Health Status Compared to Portuguese Residents. Alves, Luís; Azevedo, Ana; Barros, Henrique; Paccaud, Fred; Marques-Vidal, Pedro // PLoS ONE;Oct2013, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p1
Background:Most migrant studies have compared health characteristics between migrants and nationals of the host country. We aimed at comparing health characteristics of migrants with nationals from their home country. Methods:Portuguese national health survey (2005-6; 30,173 participants...
- If your wellness strategy is a vehicle, pay close attention to the dashboard to assess key gauges on program outcomes. Sykes, Andrew // Employee Benefit News;May2011, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p30
The article focuses on the importance of healthy scorecard in monitoring the progress of the companies on their wellness strategy. It mentions that health status might consist of an index of factors such as strength, flexibility and ability to climb 10 flights of stairs. It states that the...
- Measuring Worksite Health Promotion Programs: an application of Structural Equation Modeling with ordinal data. Ødegaard, Fredrik; Roos, Pontus // European Journal of Health Economics;Aug2013, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p639
This paper presents a model for measuring the outcome of Worksite Health Promotion Programs through an application of Structural Equation Modeling with ordinal data. We model the function 'being healthy' as a vector comprised of three latent or unobservable variables: Health Status, Lifestyle...