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Dying for more job control

Gabrielle Lis

Large Australian study links low job control to higher mortality risk.

Low job control increased the risk of death by almost 40% in a large, nationally representative study of Australian workers, conducted over 15 years from 2001. High job demands might reduce the risk of death,  but this finding could be down to other factors such as pre-existing differences in socioeconomics and health. This study found no link between effort reward imbalance, job insecurity and death. “Psychosocial stressors&rdq...

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