Stressful life events, social support, and mortality in men born in 1933.
To examine relations between stressful life events and mortality in middle aged men.
Design-Prospective population study
Data on stressful life events, social network, occupation, and other psychosocial factors derived from sell administered questionnaires.
Mortality data obtained from official registers
Setting-City of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Subjects-752 men from a random population sample of 1016 men aged 50.
Main outcome measure-Mortality from all causes during seven years'follow up.
Life events which bad occurred in the year before the baseline examination were significantly associated with mortality from all causes during seven years' follow up.
Mots-clés Pascal : Epidémiologie, Homme, Sexe, Mâle, Stress, Etude cohorte, Evénement existentiel, Questionnaire, Classe sociale, Mortalité
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Epidemiology, Human, Sex, Male, Stress, Cohort study, Life events, Questionnaire, Social class, Mortality
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0040550
Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.