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High blood pressure during pregnancy and working conditions among hospital personnel.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1855606     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The relationship between working conditions and high blood pressure during pregnancy was analysed in a sample of 621 women hospital employees in the Paris region over the period 1979-1981. Data were collected by interviews during the routine medical visit at the end of postnatal leave. Women who had to work standing up for extended periods of time, who had to carry heavy loads or who had to perform heavy cleaning tasks had high blood pressure during their pregnancy more often than women not exposed to these working conditions. The accumulation of two out of the three or these three working conditions by the same woman was strongly related to high blood pressure. This relation remained significant when other risk factors of hypertension, such as age, parity, corpulence and tobacco use, were taken into account in a multiple logistic regression.
Authors:
M J Saurel-Cubizolles; M Kaminski; C Du Mazaubrun; J Llado; M Estryn-Behar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0301-2115     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Obstet. Gynecol. Reprod. Biol.     Publication Date:  1991 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-08-29     Completed Date:  1991-08-29     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375672     Medline TA:  Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  29-34     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
INSERM, Unité 149, Villejuif, France.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Female
Humans
Hypertension / epidemiology,  etiology*
Multivariate Analysis
Occupational Diseases*
Personnel, Hospital*
Physical Exertion
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular / etiology*
Pregnancy Outcome
Regression Analysis
Risk Factors
Smoking / adverse effects

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