The mortality experience of early old-age and disability pensioners from unskilled - and semiskilled labour groups in Fredericia

J Olsen, B Jeune

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Resumé

Udgivelsesdato: 1980-null
OriginalsprogEngelsk
BogserieScandinavian journal of social medicine. Supplementum
Vol/bind16
Sider (fra-til)50-2
Antal sider2
ISSN0301-7311
StatusUdgivet - 1980

Fingeraftryk

Labor Unions
Pensions
Retirement

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KW - Aged

KW - Denmark

KW - Disabled Persons

KW - Humans

KW - Labor Unions

KW - Life Expectancy

KW - Male

KW - Middle Aged

KW - Occupational Medicine

KW - Pensions

KW - Workers' Compensation

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