Νέα - Ανακοινώσεις » RSS NEWS

Occupational Exposures and Metabolic Syndrome Among Hispanics/Latinos: Cross-Sectional Results From the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL)


Τετάρτη, 11.01.2017, 03:00am (GMT+3)

Objective:We assessed the cross-sectional relationships of self-reported current occupational exposures to solvents, metals, and pesticides with metabolic syndrome and its components among 7127 participants in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos.Methods:Metabolic syndrome was defined as a clustering of abdominal obesity, high triglycerides, low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, high blood pressure, and/or high fasting glucose. Regression models that incorporated inverse probability of exposure weighting were used to estimate prevalence ratios.Results:Solvent exposure was associated with a 32% higher prevalence of high blood pressure (95% confidence interval: 1.09 to 1.60) than participants not reporting exposure. No associations were observed for occupational exposures with abdominal obesity, high triglycerides, low high-density lipoprotein, or metabolic syndrome.Conclusion:Our findings suggest that solvent exposure may be an important occupational risk factor for high blood pressure among Hispanics/Latinos in the United States.
Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine


Rating (Votes: )   
    Comments (0)        Tell friend        Print


Αλλα Αρθρα:
Utilization Review in Worker's Compensation: Current Status and Opportunities for Improvement (10.01.2017)
Occupational Health and the Arts (09.01.2017)
Implementation of a National Workplace Wellness Program for Health Workers in Botswana (09.01.2017)
News Highlights (09.01.2017)
Methodology for ACOEM's Occupational Medicine Practice Guidelines—2017 Revision (09.01.2017)
On-the-Job Productivity Losses Among Employees With Health Problems: The Role of Work Accommodations (09.01.2017)
Implementation of a National Workplace Wellness Program for Health Workers in Botswana (09.01.2017)
Occupational Health and the Visual Arts: An Introduction (09.01.2017)
Evaluation of a Digital Behavioral Counseling Program for Reducing Risk Factors for Chronic Disease in a Workforce (08.01.2017)
Does Implementation Follow Design? A Case Study of a Workplace Health Promotion Program Using the 4-S Program Design and the PIPE Impact Metric Evaluation Models (08.01.2017)