Health risk factors and self-rated health among job-seekers

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p659
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors to examine behavior related health risk factors and their association with self-rated health among job-seekers of northeastern Germany. 79.8 percent of 7,906 participants gave information on smoking, obesity and physical activity. Each health-risk factor was high and 52.4 percent showed three or more health risk factors. It highlights that substance use related health risk factors were highest among the age group 18-24 years.


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