Changes in health habits of female shift workers

  • Kaneko S
  • Maeda T
  • Sasaki A
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Abstract

This paper examines the effects of shift work on the lifestyles of female factory workers. As an indicator of healthy lifestyle habits, we used a scoring system (referred to below as the 'health score') based on Lester Breslow's health habits. The 'health score' of the women was higher than that of the men, but the shift workers' score was lower than that of the non-shift workers (p

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  • Breslow
  • Female factory workers
  • Health habits
  • Regular day workers
  • Shift workers

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Authors

  • Shin Ya Kaneko

  • Takafumi Maeda

  • Akihiko Sasaki

  • Akihiko Sato

  • Kazuko Tanaka

  • Toshio Kobayashi

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