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Stress and workplace productivity loss in the heart of new ulm project.
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PMID:  21983810     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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OBJECTIVE: : The impact of stress in conjunction with lifestyle factors on workplace productivity is understudied, thus the relationship between these variables was examined.
METHODS: : Negative binomial regression was used to test the cross-sectional association between stress and productivity loss in a sample of 2823 adults.
RESULTS: : After body mass index adjustment, there was an interaction between stress and physical activity (β ± SE = 0.002 ± 0.001, P = 0.033). Active participants with low stress had 2% estimated productivity loss, whereas active participants with high stress had more than 11% productivity loss. Other lifestyle factors were not significant.
CONCLUSIONS: : Higher stress generally predicted greater productivity loss, but this association varied. At low stress, more activity was associated with less productivity loss. At high stress, more activity was associated with more productivity loss, perhaps indicating that individuals cope by exercising more and working less.
Authors:
Jeffrey J Vanwormer; Amber L Fyfe-Johnson; Jackie L Boucher; Pamela Jo Johnson; Heather R Britt; N Marcus Thygeson; Jeffery A Dusek
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine     Volume:  53     ISSN:  1536-5948     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Occup. Environ. Med.     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9504688     Medline TA:  J Occup Environ Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1106-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
From the Epidemiology Research Center (Dr VanWormer), Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wis; Department of Education (Dr VanWormer and Ms Boucher), Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, Minneapolis, Minn; Center for Healthcare Innovation (Drs Fyfe-Johnson, Jo Johnson, Britt, Thygeson, and Dusek), Allina Health System; and Division of Epidemiology & Community Health (Dr Jo Johnson), University of Minnesota, Minn.
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