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Work characteristics and occupational health in different ethnic groups.

Capasso, R., Zurlo, M.-C. and Smith, Andrew Paul 2016. Work characteristics and occupational health in different ethnic groups. Presented at: Ergonomics & Human Factors 2016, Northamptonshire, UK, 19-21 April 2016.

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Abstract

This paper reports a study on work characteristics and health in workers varying in ethnicity in Southern Italy and takes the Demands-Resources-IndividualEffects (DRIVE) model (Mark & Smith, 2008) and studies conducted on ethnicity and occupational health as the frame of reference. A questionnaire measuring work characteristics and subjective reports of health was submitted to workers from Eastern Europe, Morocco, Ghana and Italy. Results confirmed the main effects of work characteristics on psychophysical health and the influence of job type and ethnicity. Occupational sector and country effects suggested significant effects over the relationships between each work-related stress dimension and psychophysical health.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Completion
Status: Unpublished
Schools: Psychology
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
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Last Modified: 03 May 2019 15:15
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/89102

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