Does an increase in working hours affect mortality risk? The relationship between working hours and mortality among the older population


MERCAN M. A. , Barlin H., Begen N.

WORK-A JOURNAL OF PREVENTION ASSESSMENT & REHABILITATION, vol.71, no.3, pp.625-639, 2022 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 71 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.3233/wor-205175
  • Title of Journal : WORK-A JOURNAL OF PREVENTION ASSESSMENT & REHABILITATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.625-639
  • Keywords: Immigrants, population aging, work conditions, CORONARY-HEART-DISEASE, UNITED-STATES, HEALTH-STATUS, WHITEHALL-II, UNPUBLISHED DATA, SOCIAL-SECURITY, ADULT MORTALITY, OVERTIME WORK, IMMIGRANT, BEHAVIORS

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Population aging, caused by an increase in life expectancy and decrease in fertility rates, has created changes and challenges in various spheres, including the labor market. Though health deteriorates with age, more and more older adults choose to stay in the labor force and work into late life.