Job strain and time to pregnancy

N H Hjollund, T Kold Jensen, Jens Peter Bonde, T B Henriksen, Henrik A. Kolstad, Annica Andersson, Erik Ernst, Aleksander Giwercman, N E Skakkebaek, J Olsen, Tina Kold Jensen

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The association between fertility and job strain defined as high job demands and low job control has not previously been studied. A follow-up study was conducted with prospective collection of information on job strain among women, achievement of pregnancy, and potential confounding variables.
Original languageEnglish
JournalScandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health
Issue number5
Pages (from-to)344-50
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 1998


  • Adult
  • Cohort Studies
  • Confounding Factors (Epidemiology)
  • Denmark
  • Educational Status
  • Employment
  • Female
  • Fertility
  • Humans
  • Menstrual Cycle
  • Pregnancy
  • Prospective Studies
  • Psychosocial Deprivation
  • Social Support
  • Stress, Psychological
  • Time Factors
  • Women, Working


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