Pertti Heinsalmi
Publications 3
#1Raija Kalimo (Finnish Institute of Occupational Health)H-Index: 26
#2Leena Tenkanen (UTA: University of Tampere)H-Index: 31
Last.Pertti HeinsalmiH-Index: 3
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Sleep disorders and daytime fatigue are common health problems in middle-aged and elderly populations, and they vary greatly between occupational groups. There is widespread evidence that working hours and job stress may explain these differences. In this study the relationship of job demands and job control to sleep disorders was investigated. The subjects were 3079 middle-aged working men. The data were collected with a questionnaire including scales on sleep quality, job stress and lifestyle....
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#1Esko PoppiusH-Index: 5
#2Leena Tenkanen (UTA: University of Tampere)H-Index: 31
Last.Pertti HeinsalmiH-Index: 3
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The risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) was studied in 4405 Finnish middle-aged working men in different occupations according to their sense of coherence (SOC). The study design was prospective and the follow-up time was eight years. Clinical findings such as total cholesterol, systolic blood pressure and body-mass index showed differences when comparing blue and white collar workers. Lifestyle factors such as smoking also differed, but leisure time physical activity depended on SOC. In the wh...
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Objectives The combined effects of age, leisure-time physical activity, smoking, alcohol consumption, and different forms of shift work on the prevalence of sleep complaints and daytime sleepiness were studied among workers in industry, transport, and traffic. Methods Altogether 3020 subjects were studied using a psychosocial questionnaire. The participants were currently employed men, aged 45-60 years, from a postal and telecommunication agency, the railway company, and 5 industrial companies. ...
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