Browsing Faculty of Medicine by Author "Mæland, John Gunnar"
Disability pension by occupational class - the impact of work-related factors: The Hordaland Health Study Cohort Haukenes, Inger; Mykletun, Arnstein; Knudsen, Ann Kristin; Hansen, Hans-Tore; Mæland, John Gunnar (BioMed Central, 2011-05-30)Background: The social gradient in disability pension is well recognized, however mechanisms accounting for the gradient are largely unknown. The aim of this study was to examine the association between occupational ...Peer reviewedJournal article
Gender differences in disability after sickness absence with musculoskeletal disorders: five-year prospective study of 37,942 women and 26,307 men Gjesdal, Sturla; Bratberg, Espen; Mæland, John Gunnar (BioMed Central, 2011-02-07)Background Gender differences in the prevalence and occupational consequences of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are consistently found in epidemiological studies. The study investigated whether gender differences also ...Peer reviewedJournal article
Women’s higher likelihood of disability pension: the role of health, family and work. A 5–7 years follow-up of the Hordaland Health Study Haukenes, Inger; Gjesdal, Sturla; Rørtveit, Guri; Riise, Trond; Mæland, John Gunnar (BioMed Central, 2012-08-31)Background: Women’s higher risk of disability pension compared with men is found in countries with high female work participation and universal welfare schemes. The aim of the study was to examine the extent to which ...Peer reviewedJournal article