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Medicina y Seguridad del Trabajo

On-line version ISSN 1989-7790Print version ISSN 0465-546X


ZARATE-AMADOR, Alfonso et al. Profile healt-disease in a company workers in the valley of Mexico. Med. segur. trab. [online]. 2013, vol.59, n.233, pp.405-416. ISSN 1989-7790.

Introduction: Occupational health studies promptly address some adverse effect on workers health. The aim was to determine the health-disease profile of workers in a company. Material and Methods: A cross-sectional study was performed on 90% of the staff. Program for the Evaluation and Monitoring of Workers Health was used to determine the health-disease profile and to determine some of its predictors. Results: 121 workers were studied. Greater risks and job demands (83%), and pathologies studied (52%) are present in warehouse workers. Psychosomatic symptoms are increased in salesmen b=2.91, with risks and job demand index b=0.11; these decrease when wage is sufficient b=-2.98, and having another job b=-2.66 (p<0.05; R2=13%) Systolic blood pressure increases with age b=0.33, be administrative b= 9.1 and salesman b=10.03, and decreases being woman b=-8.0 (p<0.05, R2=17%). Diastolic blood pressure increases with age b=0.234, being administrative b=3.14, and salesman b=4.5 (p=0.050, R2=9.5%) And for mental disorders, only the risk index b=0.050 (p=0.051, R2=7%) Discussion and conclusions: Salesmen and administrative staff exhibit psychosomatic symptoms and arterial blood pressure increases despite reporting fewer risks and job demands in relation to warehouse workers. Pay satisfaction and have another job decreases psychosomatic symptoms in these workers.

Keywords : Work; work organization; work demands; psychophysical disorders; epidemiology.

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