Job strain as a risk factor for coronary heart disease: a collaborative meta-analysis of individual participant data

02 Nov 2002Prof Mika Kivimäki, PhD, Solja T Nyberg, MSc, G David Batty, PhD, Eleonor I Fransson, PhD, Katriina Heikkilä, PhD, Prof Lars Alfredsson, PhD, Prof Jakob B Bjorner, MD, Marianne Borritz, MD, Hermann Burr, PhD, Annalisa Casini, PhD, Els Clays, PhD, Prof Dirk De Bacquer, PhD, Prof Nico Dragano, PhD, Jane E Ferrie, PhD, n, Goedele A Geuskens, PhD, Prof Marcel Goldberg, MD, Mark Hamer, PhD, Wendela E Hooftman, PhD, Irene L Houtman, PhD, Matti Joensuu, MS

findings suggest that prevention of workplace stress might decrease disease incidence; however, this strategy would have a much smaller effect than would tackling of standard risk factors, such as smoking.

Meta Analysis
1 effect
19 years
197 subjects

Reported Outcomes

DeterminantsOutcomeDetails

Job Stress Brain outcome
Job Stress
Brain system

Coronary Heart Disease (Ischaemic Heart Disease) Cardiovascular outcome
Minor increase risk of Coronary Heart Diseas...
Cardiovascular system

High evidence
23.0%