For 830 62-year-old residents of the city of Malmö records of radiographic examinations made over a period of 40 years at the Radiological Department of Malmö General Hospital and/or over 20-30 years at two private radiological departments in the city were reviewed.
Radiographic examination had been undertaken in 92% of the residents, with on an average 16 examinations per resident.
The most common examinations were of the chest in 63% of the residents followed by lower limb (58%) and spine (52%) examinations.
In men the total number of radiographic examinations were negatively correlated to income, intelligence test results and social network and job satisfaction.
Met with monotonous work and a more restricted latitude for decision-making at work, as well as men who were smokers had also had significantly more radiographic examinations.
Single civil status and occupational work load had in men a positive correlation with the total number of radiographic examinations, as well as with serum levels of glutamyltransferase and uric acid levels.
In women there was a negative correlation between radiographic examinations and teachers'rating of intelligence in childhood and bone mineral content, whereas job satisfaction, life success and triceps skinfold index (=subcutaneous fat tissue thickness) had a positive correlation with the total number of radiographic examinations.
Women who took regular exercise (every week) had had significantly fewer radiographic examinations. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Radiographie, Exploration radiologique, Fréquence, Utilisation, Epidémiologie, Milieu urbain, Santé, Corps, Elément minéral, Os, Locomotion, Charge travail, Statut socioéconomique, Mode de vie, Radiodiagnostic, Vieillard, Homme, Suède, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Radiography, Radiologic investigation, Frequency, Use, Epidemiology, Urban environment, Health, Body, Inorganic element, Bone, Locomotion, Workload, Socioeconomic status, Life habit, Radiodiagnosis, Elderly, Human, Sweden, Europe
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 96-0434847
Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 10/04/1997.