Job Strain and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors: Meta-Analysis of Individual-Participant Data from 47,000 Men and Women

13 Jun 2013Solja T. Nyberg , Eleonor I. Fransson, Katriina Heikkilä, Lars Alfredsson, Annalisa Casini, Els Clays, Dirk De Bacquer, Nico Dragano, Raimund Erbel, Jane E. Ferrie, Mark Hamer, Karl-Heinz Jöckel, France Kittel

job strain was linked to adverse lifestyle and diabetes

Meta Analysis
7 effects
47000 subjects

Reported Outcomes

CausesOutcomeCertainty

Job Stress Brain outcome
Job Stress
Brain system

Diabetes Lymphatic outcome
Increased risk of Diabetes
Lymphatic system

High evidence
29.0%

Job Stress Brain outcome
Job Stress
Brain system

Type 2 Diabetes Lymphatic outcome
Increased risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Lymphatic system

High evidence
29.0%

Job Stress Brain outcome
Job Stress
Brain system

Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Obesity
Musculoskeletal system

High evidence
12.0%

Sedentary Lifestyle Selfcare risk & protective factor

Job Stress Brain outcome
Increased risk of Job Stress
Brain system

Moderate evidence
34.0%

Smoking Contaminant risk & protective factor
Smoking
Contaminant

Job Stress Brain outcome
Minor increase risk of Job Stress
Brain system

Moderate evidence
14.0%

Prolonged Sitting Selfcare risk & protective factor

Job Stress Brain outcome
Increased risk of Job Stress
Brain system

Moderate evidence
34.0%

Job Stress Brain outcome
Job Stress
Brain system

Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular outcome
Minor increase risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiovascular system

High evidence
13.0%