Summary: Women who are engaged in gainful activities usually outside the home.
Publications232 found, 100 shown here
- Domestic strain: a hindrance in rehabilitation?Gunnel Ostlund
Department of Welfare and Care, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Sweden
Scand J Caring Sci 18:49-56. 2004..Domestic strain involves inequities in the division of work and responsibilities and a lack of socio-emotional support at home. However, the model of domestic strain needs further empirical testing...
- The role of social support in facilitating postpartum women's return to employmentMarcia Gruis Killien
Department of Family and Child Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 34:639-46. 2005..More than half of mothers with infants under 1 year are employed. This study explored the role of social support in facilitating women's return to employment during the 1st year postpartum...
- Job strain and self-reported health among working women and men: an analysis of the 1994/5 Canadian National Population Health SurveyS A Ibrahim
Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Women Health 33:105-24. 2001This paper explores the associations, for working women and men, of high strain jobs with self-rated health in the 1994/95 Canadian National Population Health Survey (NPHS)...
- Breastfeeding in the workplaceJ Y Meek
Nemours Children s Clinic, Orlando, Florida, USA
Pediatr Clin North Am 48:461-74, xvi. 2001..This article discusses the current state of employed breastfeeding women and provides practical guidelines for assisting women to be successful at meeting breastfeeding goals...
- Antepartum, intrapartum, and neonatal significance of exercise on healthy low-risk pregnant working womenEverett F Magann
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Obstet Gynecol 99:466-72. 2002..To evaluate the influence of exercise on maternal and perinatal outcome in a low-risk healthy obstetric population...
- Theory of planned behavior-based models for breastfeeding duration among Hong Kong mothersJoan E Dodgson
Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
Nurs Res 52:148-58. 2003..The theory of planned behavior (TPB) has been used to explain breastfeeding behaviors in Western cultures. Theoretically-based investigations in other groups are sparse...
- Determinants of depressive symptoms in Jordanian working womenH Al-Modallal
Assistant Professor, Hashemite University Jordan, Zarqa, Jordan
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 17:569-76. 2010..However, depressive symptoms experienced by working women have rarely been studied...
- Attribution of importance to life roles and their implications for mental health among Filipino American working womenLinda Napholz
Napa Valley College, Napa, California 94559, USA
Health Care Women Int 31:179-96. 2010..The convenience sample consisted of 87 Filipino working women, ranging in age from 18 to 59 years...
- Occupational predictors of pregnancy outcomes in Irish working women in the Lifeways cohortI Niedhammer
UCD School of Public Health and Population Science, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
BJOG 116:943-52. 2009..The objective of this study was to explore the association between occupational factors and pregnancy outcomes in a prospective cohort of Irish pregnant women...
- Do common symptoms in women predict long spells of sickness absence? A prospective community-based study on Swedish women 40 to 50 years of ageGunilla Krantz
Nordic School of Public Health, Goteborg, Sweden
Scand J Public Health 30:176-83. 2002....
- A brief intervention to increase physical activity in sedentary working womenJanet Purath
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Can J Nurs Res 36:76-91. 2004..This test of a brief, tailored strategy provides a critical contribution to the search for efficient, effective ways for nurses to deliver workplace health promotion interventions...
- Breast cancer and women's labor supplyCathy J Bradley
Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
Health Serv Res 37:1309-28. 2002..For a sample of married women, we control for spouses' employer-based health insurance. We also perform additional analyses to detect selection bias in our sample...
- Breast cancer survival, work, and earningsCathy J Bradley
Department of Medicine, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
J Health Econ 21:757-79. 2002..Our research points to heterogeneous labor market responses to breast cancer, and shows that breast cancer does not appear to be debilitating for women who remain in the work force...
- Gender-related stress among Japanese working womenChikako Ogiwara
Department of Psychiatry, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo University, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
Transcult Psychiatry 45:470-88. 2008This article addresses gender-related stresses of working women in Japan. We conducted a study of 399 employees in Japan using the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health General Job Stress questionnaire...
- Utilization of pay-in antenatal leave among working women in Southern CaliforniaSylvia Guendelman
Maternal and Child Health Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
Matern Child Health J 10:63-73. 2006..Unlike most states, California provides paid pregnancy leave up to 4 weeks antenatally and 6-8 weeks postnatally...
- [Reported morbidity and use of health services by working women, Brazil]Keila R O Gomes
Departamento de Enfermagem, Universidade Federal do Piaui, Teresina, PI, Brasil
Rev Saude Publica 37:75-82. 2003Inclusion in the work force has become part of women's daily lives, and they have to cope with multiple tasks and manage double working shifts. A study was carried out to assess working women's morbidity and their use of health services.
- Successful return to work for cancer survivorsNancy M Nachreiner
Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
AAOHN J 55:290-5. 2007..Physicians and health care provider teams may play a critical role in the employees' positive evaluation of their recovery process. This pilot study serves as a basis for a larger, population-based study...
- Reduction of catastrophic health care expenditures by a community-based health insurance scheme in Gujarat, India: current experiences and challengesMichael Kent Ranson
Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
Bull World Health Organ 80:613-21. 2002....
- Becoming a role model: the breastfeeding trajectory of Hong Kong women breastfeeding longer than 6 monthsMarie Tarrant
Department of Nursing Studies, University of Hong Kong, 4 F, Academic and Administration Block, 21 Sassoon Rd Hong Kong
Int J Nurs Stud 41:535-46. 2004..This study highlights unique cultural and social findings affecting breastfeeding women in Hong Kong which may be useful to health-care providers working with Chinese women locally and internationally...
- Development of a questionnaire assessing work-related stress in women - identifying individuals who risk being put on sick leaveKristina Holmgren
Department of Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Aademy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Disabil Rehabil 31:284-92. 2009..To develop a self-administered questionnaire assessing work-related stress in women, aiming to identify individuals that risk long-term sick leave, and to evaluate the reliability of the questionnaire...
- Decision to breastfeed and early cessation of breastfeeding in infants below 6 months old--a population-based study of 3,204 infants in Hong KongWarren T K Lee
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 5 F School of Public Health Prince of Wales Hospital Shatin, Hong Kong
Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 16:163-71. 2007..Major factors associated with the decision to breastfeed and early cessation of breastfeeding were identified which would help formulate an inter-disciplinary approach for promotion of breastfeeding up-to 6 months and beyond...
- Understanding gender construction: creating space for feminist health care practice and researchPatricia A Kinser
School of Nursing, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
Health Care Women Int 26:422-9. 2005..To assure equal and fair health care practices, a paradigm shift is called for that actively accepts feminist research practices and rejects culturally dominant methods of research in medicine and science...
- Predictors of Papanicolaou testing in working women in Bangkok, ThailandChayanin Boonpongmanee
Intercollegiate College of Nursing, Washington State University Tri Cities, Richland, Wash 99352 1671, USA
Cancer Nurs 30:384-9. 2007..The Susceptibility, Benefits, and Barriers Scale was mailed to 300 working women. The response rate to the survey was 63% (N = 189)...
- [Analysis of overactive bladder and urinary incontinence in working women aged between 25 and 64 years. EPICC study]E Martinez-Agullo
Hospital Universitario La Fe, Valencia, Espana
Actas Urol Esp 34:618-24. 2010..This work concentrates on the detailed analysis of OAB and UI (derived symptoms and tendencies in medical consultation and resource consumption), in a sample of working women aged 25-64.
- The cost of prenatal care attendance and pregnancy outcomes in low-income working womenMarilyn Stringer
School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 34:551-60. 2005To examine personal costs (dollar costs and time spent) associated with prenatal care (PNC) attendance and outcomes (gestation length, PNC adequacy, and birth weight) for low-income, working women (N = 165).
- Cognitive appraisal of stress and health status of wage working and non-wage working women in JordanMarianne Hattar-Pollara
Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California, USA
J Transcult Nurs 17:349-56. 2006..The findings on the health profile of participants and social stress have important implications for future research and for illness prevention and health promotion initiatives...
- Development of feeding practices during the first 5 years of lifeL D Hammer
Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, Calif 94304, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:189-94. 1999..To understand the transition from breast-and bottle-feeding to solid-feeding and factors that might affect the duration of breast- and bottle-feeding...
- Nurses as working womenS Letvak
University of North Carolina-Greensboro School of Nursing, Greensboro, NC, USA
AORN J 73:675-8, 680-2. 2001..There are ways that nurses can modify their work situation, however, to help them cope with the rigors of the workplace and the home...
- Lactation and the labor market: breastfeeding, labor market changes, and public policy in the United StatesJ Galtry
Department of Women s Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Health Care Women Int 18:467-80. 1997..Finally, there is an attempt to explore various employer and public policies and strategies potentially supportive of breast-feeding among mothers in paid employment...
- The impact of urinary incontinence in working women: a study in a production facilitySheila T Fitzgerald
The Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Women Health 35:1-16. 2002The objectives of this study were to identify the impact of self-reported UI on working women, to describe urine loss symptoms, strategies used to control urine loss, and help-seeking behavior among full-time women working in a rural ..
- Breastfeeding and employment: an assessment of employer attitudesM Kay Libbus
S311 Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211 4120, USA
J Hum Lact 18:247-51. 2002..Thus, enhancement of breastfeeding opportunity in the work environment may come as a result of public and employer education but, more likely, will require some type of directive from official sources...
- Exploring large employers' and small employers' knowledge, attitudes, and practices on breastfeeding support in the workplaceC A Brown
Texas Fatherhood Initiative, 4301 Burnet Road, Suite B, Austin, TX 78756, USA
J Hum Lact 17:39-46. 2001..This research provided in-depth, qualitative data useful for designing social marketing campaigns that target employers and for further investigation using qualitative and quantitative research methods...
- The impact on breastfeeding of labour market policy and practice in Ireland, Sweden, and the USAJudith Galtry
Cornell Employment and Family Careers Institute, Cornell University, MVR Hall, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
Soc Sci Med 57:167-77. 2003..The paper concludes that both socio-cultural support and labour market/health/early childhood policy are important if high rates of both breastfeeding and women's employment are to be achieved in industrialised countries...
- Urinary incontinence in working women: an exploratory studyM H Palmer
University of Maryland, School of Nursing, Baltimore 21201, USA
Women Health 29:67-82. 1999..Forty percent reported that they did not know if the incontinence could be improved, but 81% wanted to learn more about incontinence...
- A study of psychiatric nurses' beliefs and attitudes about work safety and assaults in TurkeyHulya Bilgin
Istanbul University, Florence Nightingale College of Nursing, Department of Psychiatric Nursing, Sisli, Istanbul
Issues Ment Health Nurs 27:75-90. 2006..It is concluded that the nurses working at the psychiatry clinics in Turkey are under risk in regards to safety and they need protection and support, both in emotional and in legal terms...
- The new gender essentialism--domestic and family 'choices' and their relation to attitudesRosemary Crompton
Department of Sociology, City University
Br J Sociol 56:601-20. 2005..Our empirical findings suggest that neither of these theoretical explanations are supported by our data, which is derived from the samples of six countries participating in the International Social Survey Programme Family 2002 module...
- Hospital nurse administrators in Japan: a feminist dimensional analysisC L Brandi
Aichi Medical University, College of Nursing, Nagakute cho, Aichi Ken, Japan
Int Nurs Rev 53:59-65. 2006..Additionally, nursing administration content relies heavily on Western and non-nursing theories, some of which have been criticized for male bias...
- Assessing cross-cultural validity of scales: a methodological review and illustrative exampleJason W Beckstead
University of South Florida, College of Nursing, USA
Int J Nurs Stud 45:110-9. 2008..We assessed measurement invariance by comparing a sample of working women in Taiwan with a similar sample from the United States...
- Child care use by low-income single mothers of preschoolers born preterm versus those of preschoolers born full termJoAnne M Youngblut
School of Nursing, Florida International University, Miami 33199, USA
J Pediatr Nurs 20:246-57. 2005..Children with health problems used a greater number of child care arrangements. Findings suggest addressing child care issues with both employed and nonemployed mothers and adequacy of child care for children with special needs...
- Nurses as caregivers of elderly relatives: negotiating personal and professional boundariesCatherine Ward-Griffin
School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5C1, Canada
Can J Nurs Res 36:92-114. 2004..The findings highlight the need to explore the interface between women's family and work lives and the need for policies that promote the health of double-duty caregivers...
- Higher risk of colic in infants of nonmanual employee mothers with a demanding work situation in pregnancyCatarina Canivet
Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, S 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
Int J Behav Med 11:37-47. 2004..An expected synergy between low social participation and nonmanual occupation could not be demonstrated. Findings from gender-related research may partly explain some of these results...
- Working women's breastfeeding experiencesWilaiporn Rojjanasrirat
University of Kansas Medical Center, School of Nursing, Kansas City, USA
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 29:222-7; quiz 228-9. 2004..To describe the breastfeeding experiences of women who returned to work after childbirth...
- Work-family conflict, work- and family-role salience, and women's well-beingNoraini M Noor
Department of Psychology, International Islamic University, Jalan Gombak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
J Soc Psychol 144:389-405. 2004..The author discussed these results in relation to the literature on work-family conflict, role salience, and the issue of stress-strain specificity...
- Implications of family income dynamics for women's depressive symptoms during the first 3 years after childbirthEric Dearing
Judge Baker Children s Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Am J Public Health 94:1372-7. 2004..We examined within-person associations between changes in family income and women's depressive symptoms during the first 3 years after childbirth...
- Maternal perspectives on postpartum return to the workplaceMary R Nichols
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, Richmond, USA
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 33:463-71. 2004..To describe maternal perceptions about postpartum return to the workplace...
- Maternal, family, and work correlates of role strain in low-income mothersJodi Eileen Morris
Department of Counseling, Developmental, and Educational Psychology, Boston College, Boston, MA 02146, USA
J Fam Psychol 18:424-32. 2004..Findings suggest that interventions directed toward increasing women's resources may help reduce role strain...
- Breastfeeding and returning to workElizabeth Jones
Neonatal Unit, University Hospital of North Staffordshire
Pract Midwife 7:17-8, 20, 22. 2004
- Employment and quality of life outcomes among women with fibromyalgia compared to healthy controlsSusan Reisine
Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut, School of Dental Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 3910, USA
Women Health 39:1-19. 2004..The findings regarding MCS are intriguing in that women with FMS are not very different from controls and that employment has little effect on the mental health component of quality of life...
- Protection, promotion and support of breast-feeding in Europe: current situationAdriano Cattaneo
Unit for Health Services Research and International Cooperation, Istituto per l Infanzia, Trieste, Italy
Public Health Nutr 8:39-46. 2005..To describe the current situation regarding protection, promotion and support of breast-feeding in Europe, as a first step towards the development of a blueprint for action...
- Multiple role adaptation among women who have children and re-enter nursing school in TaiwanLi Ling Lin
Department of Nursing, Chang Jung Christian University, Tainan, Taiwan
J Nurs Educ 44:116-23. 2005..In regression analyses, the complete model explained 46% of the variance in role accumulation. Implications for education and future research are identified...
- Etiology of maternal-student role stressEileen Gigliotti
College of Staten Island, City University of New York, Staten Island, New York
Nurs Sci Q 17:156-64. 2004..The proposition was further refined. It supports the propositions of both Neuman's systems model and Meleis et al.'s transition framework. Implications for research and practice are discussed...
- Breastfeeding indicators in Dakahlia governorateA H el-Gilany
Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Mansoura, Mansoura, Egypt
East Mediterr Health J 9:961-73. 2003..Non-working mothers are more likely to breastfeed exclusively and more likely to continue breastfeeding for 1 year...
- Determinants of exclusive breastfeeding duration in Xinjiang, PR ChinaFenglian Xu
Medical College of Shihezi University, Xinjiang, PR China
Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 16:316-21. 2007..To document 'exclusive breastfeeding' duration and factors associated with duration in Xinjiang, PR China...
- Caretaking as articulation work: the effects of taking up responsibility for a child with asthma on labor force participationStefan Timmermans
Department of Sociology, 264 Haines Hall, 375 Portola Plaza, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, USA
Soc Sci Med 65:1351-63. 2007..Mothers pay a price for the indeterminate nature of articulation work by scaling back their involvement in the paid labor force...
- Employment status, depressive symptoms, and the mediating/moderating effects of single mothers' coping repertoireJoan Samuels-Dennis
School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Public Health Nurs 24:491-502. 2007..This article examines the relationships among employment status, stressful life events, and depressive symptoms among single mothers, with a special focus on the potential mediating and moderating roles of coping repertoire...
- Health-promoting aspects of a paid job: findings in a qualitative interview study with elderly women in SwedenAnnika S K Forssén
Family Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
Health Care Women Int 28:909-29. 2007..We will illustrate a wide variety of ways in which gainful employment can contribute to women's well-being and, ultimately, their health...
- Taking leave from work: the impact of culture on Japanese female nursesSatomi Mizuno-Lewis
School of Nursing and Midwifery and Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Nathan Campus, Queensland, Australia
J Clin Nurs 17:274-81. 2008..It also considers possible effects of being restricted from taking such leave...
- Initiation of breastfeeding lessons from TaiwanLi Hui Chen
Department of Social Science, Southampton Solent University
Paediatr Nurs 20:34-6. 2008..A study undertaken in Taiwan in 2001 is reported here with the aim of improving understanding about the socio-cultural factors that may affect a woman's decisions about infant feeding...
- Validation of a short questionnaire to assess mothers' perception of workplace breastfeeding supportYeon Bai
Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ 07043, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 108:1221-5. 2008..Lactation consultants and worksite lactation program planners can use the WBSS to help mothers returning to work and to assess the needs for improvement of support programs...
- Work-family conflict, job satisfaction and spousal support: an exploratory study of nurses' experienceC J Patel
School of Psychology, UKZN
Curationis 31:38-44. 2008..All hypotheses were confirmed. The role of spousal support in the relationship between job satisfaction and work -family conflict was highlighted...
- The role of workplace characteristics in breastfeeding practicesAlison Jacknowitz
Department of Public Administration and Policy, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
Women Health 47:87-111. 2008..analyses were undertaken to understand the role of workplace characteristics in the breastfeeding practices of working women. The effects of the perception of the availability of employer-sponsored child care, the perception of the ..
- Assessing the validity of measures of an instrument designed to measure employees' perceptions of workplace breastfeeding supportSally W Greene
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
Breastfeed Med 3:159-63. 2008..The objective of this study was to pilot an instrument measuring perceptions of the work climate for breastfeeding support among working women.
- The effects and costs of intimate partner violence for work organizationsCarol Reeves
Department of Management, University of Arkansas, USA
J Interpers Violence 22:327-44. 2007..Overall, we found that IPV has negative effects on organizations, but that the nature and cost of these effects vary by type of victimization...
- Barriers and facilitators for breastfeeding among working women in the United StatesMarina L Johnston
United States Air Force USAF, Nurse Corps, Women s Health Care Clinic, Cannon AFB, NM 88101, USA
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 36:9-20. 2007To review the literature and describe the barriers and facilitators to the continuation of breastfeeding for at least 6 months by working women in the United States.
- Working women making it work: intimate partner violence, employment, and workplace supportJennifer Swanberg
University of Kentucky, USA
J Interpers Violence 22:292-311. 2007..Results indicate that disclosure and workplace support are associated with employment. Implications for clinical practice, workplace policies, and future research are discussed...
- Acceptance of male registered nurses by female registered nursesJames McMillian
Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO, USA
J Nurs Scholarsh 38:100-6. 2006..To investigate attitudes of acceptance toward male registered nurses by female registered nurses...
- The opinions of employed mothers about their own nutrition during lactation: a questionnaire surveyOzen Kulakac
Akdeniz Universitesi Antalya Saglik Yuksekokulu, Dumlupinar Bulvari 07058 Kampus Antalya, Turkiye
Int J Nurs Stud 44:589-600. 2007..The main purpose of the study was to identify the changes employed mothers of infants aged 0-24 months made in their nutrition with the aim of increasing their milk production and extending their breastfeeding period...
- Effects of work-related factors on the breastfeeding behavior of working mothers in a Taiwanese semiconductor manufacturer: a cross-sectional surveyYi Chun Chen
School of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Taipei Medical University, 250 Wu Hsing Street, Taipei 110, Taiwan
BMC Public Health 6:160. 2006..The aim of this study was to assess the effects of worksite breastfeeding-friendly policies and work-related factors on the behaviour of working mothers...
- Theories on immigrant women's healthEun Ok Im
School of Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, 1700 Red River, Austin, TX 78701, USA
Health Care Women Int 27:666-81. 2006..Finally, implications for future theory development on immigrant women's health experience are proposed based on the discussion...
- Development of an instrument designed to measure employees' perceptions of workplace breastfeeding supportSally W Greene
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
Breastfeed Med 3:151-7. 2008Breastfeeding rates remain low in the United States, especially among working women. Unfortunately, no quantitative instrument exists to facilitate the examination of why women who return to work discontinue breastfeeding sooner than the ..
- The Women's Role Strain Inventory: a Chinese translation and psychometric analyses for Taiwanese womenChiu Yueh Yang
Graduate Institute of Nursing, School of Nursing, College of Medicine, Fu Jen University, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Int J Nurs Stud 45:85-94. 2008..To date, there is no instrument that measures role strain experienced by Chinese speaking women engaged in multiple roles of working professionals, and wife/mother...
- Developing a worksite lactation programElizabeth R Click
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 31:313-7. 2006..Net gains for the organization, such as decreased absenteeism and fewer healthcare benefit claims can occur. The author suggests that the establishment of such a program by a nurse can be a successful nursing intervention...
- The effect of employment status on breastfeeding in the United StatesAlan S Ryan
Ross Products Division, Abbott Laboratories, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Womens Health Issues 16:243-51. 2006..In the United States, more new mothers are part of the work force than ever before. This trend has implications for many child-rearing practices, including breastfeeding...
- Meaning and action in employed mothers' health workKaysi Eastlick Kushner
University of Alberta, Canada
J Fam Nurs 13:33-55. 2007..Common themes between women's and family health and congruence between women's health meanings and actions provide guidance to nurses in family health promotion practice...
- Prevalence of breast milk expression and associated factorsJudith Labiner-Wolfe
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy, HFS 020, College Park, MD 20740, USA
Pediatrics 122:S63-8. 2008..Our goal was to describe the prevalence of any, occasional, and regular breast milk expression, mothers' reasons for expressing their milk, and sociodemographic factors associated with breast milk expression...
- The racial and gendered experiences of immigrant nurses from Kerala, IndiaBarbara DiCicco-Bloom
Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, USA
J Transcult Nurs 15:26-33. 2004..This study underscores the continuing inequities of our health care system. Our challenge is to establish a more just and effective environment for those who provide care as well as those who receive it...
- Out of sync: a generation of first-time mothers over 30Teresa M Dobrzykowski
School of Nursing, Indiana University, South Bend, Indiana 46635, USA
Health Care Women Int 24:242-53. 2003..The pervasive quality of the central variable makes this account of interest to an international audience...
- Women's work and symptoms during midlife: Korean immigrant womenE O Im
Department of Health Maintenance, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 53201, USA
Women Health 33:83-103. 2001..IMPLICATIONS: Complexities and diversities in women's work need to be incorporated in menopausal studies...
- Investigation of factors influencing burnout levels in the professional and private lives of nursesA Demir
Hacettepe University School of Nursing Department of Fundamentals of Nursing, Turkey
Int J Nurs Stud 40:807-27. 2003..Having difficulty in childcare and in doing house chores, health problems of the nurse herself or her children, economic hardships and difficulties encountered in transportation are other factors increasing burnout...
- Predictors of breastfeeding duration for employees of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)Shannon E Whaley
Public Health Foundation WIC Program, 12781 Schabarum Avenue, Irwindale, CA 91706, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 102:1290-3. 2002....
- Nurse and mother: is there a conflict of interest?Tracey Redwood
University of Wales College of Medicine
Paediatr Nurs 15:20-2. 2003
- Constraints and choices in mothers' employment careers: a consideration of Hakim's Preference TheorySusan McRae
School of Social Sciences and Law, Oxford Brookes University
Br J Sociol 54:317-38. 2003....
- Women's work and health in Iran: a comparison of working and non-working mothersShirin Ahmad-Nia
Sociology Department, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Shlahid Beheshti University National University of Iran, Evin, Tehran
Soc Sci Med 54:753-65. 2002..work is generally associated with better health, statistically significant differences between working and non-working women were not found in Tehran...
- Do employment and family work affect the health status of women with fibromyalgia?Susan Reisine
Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
J Rheumatol 30:2045-53. 2003....
- Combining a job and children: contrasting the health of married and divorced women in the Netherlands?Tineke Fokkema
Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute NIDI, The Hague
Soc Sci Med 54:741-52. 2002..Two effects are responsible for the findings: enjoying good health enables mothers to work outside the home (selection effect) and working outside the home promotes mothers' health (health effect)...
- Well-being of mothers with infant children: a preliminary comparison of employed women and homemakersL O Walker
University of Texas, Austin
Women Health 17:71-89. 1991..Findings support the hypothesis that full-time employed mothers of infants may adopt a pattern of self-neglect to cope with work overload...
- The Federal Nursing Services Award. Enlisted women with breast cancer: balancing demands and expectationsMargaret Chamberlain Wilmoth
School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
Mil Med 168:514-9. 2003..Military nurses are in a unique position to create strategies that will assist enlisted women in coping with breast cancer...
- Role occupancy, role quality, and psychological distress in Chinese womenCatherine So Kum Tang
Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT
Women Health 36:49-66. 2002..Findings based on a subsample of employed mothers failed to support the compensatory and spillover hypotheses. Limitations and implications for future studies were discussed...
- The effects of early maternal employment on child cognitive developmentJane Waldfogel
Columbia University School of Social Work, 622 West 113th Street, New York, NY 10025, USA
Demography 39:369-92. 2002..Controlling for family fixed effects reduces the effects of early maternal employment on some cognitive outcomes but not on others...
- The influence of daily hassles and role balance on health status: a study of mothers of grade school childrenTroy D Stuart
Louisiana State University, School of Human Ecology, USA
Women Health 36:1-11. 2002..The results also indicated that role balance had a buffering effect on the relationship between daily hassles and health status. These findings lend empirical support to the theory of role balance...
- Maternal employment and overweight childrenPatricia M Anderson
Department of Economics, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755 3514, USA
J Health Econ 22:477-504. 2003..Analyses by subgroups show that it is higher socioeconomic status mothers whose work intensity is particularly deleterious for their children's overweight status...
- Occupational lifestyle diseases: An emerging issueMukesh Sharma
Occupational Medicine Division, National Institute of Occupational Health NIOH, Meghani Nagar, Ahmedabad 380 016, India
Indian J Occup Environ Med 13:109-12. 2009..According to a survey conducted by the Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ASSOC-HAM), 68% of working women in the age bracket of 21-52 years were found to be afflicted with lifestyle ailments such as obesity, ..
- Incidence of ambulatory care visits among female nursing staff in Taiwan: a claim data-based retrospective cohort analysisI Chin Huang
Department of Public Health, College of Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University, Hsinchuanag, Taipei, Taiwan
J Clin Nurs 18:1207-16. 2009..To investigate the incidence of ambulatory care visits among female nursing staff in Taiwan...
- [Determinants of musculoskeletal system load and their health effects among nurses from four Poznan hospitals]Bartosz Bilski
Z Katedry Profilaktyki Zdrowotnej, Akademii Medycznej im K Marcinkowskiego, Poznaniu
Med Pr 55:411-6. 2004..This paper is an analysis of a current knowledge of ergonomic weight lifting, work conditions, and their health effects on the locomotion system in selected groups of nurses employed in four hospitals in Poznań...
- Maternal occupational exposure to solvents and congenital malformations: a prospective study in the general populationR Garlantezec
Inserm U625, GERHM, Univ Rennes I, Campus de Beaulieu, Rennes F 35042, France
Occup Environ Med 66:456-63. 2009..To study the relations between maternal occupational exposure to solvents during pregnancy and the risk of congenital malformations...
- Induced abortion and effecting factors of ever married women in the Southeast Anatolian Project Region, Turkey: a cross sectional studyAli Ihsan Bozkurt
Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey
BMC Public Health 4:65. 2004..As it is one of the most important health problems of the women living in this region; induced abortion was also investigated in this project...
- The impact of sociodemographic factors vs. gender roles on female hospital workers' health: do we need to shift emphasis?Doris Musshauser
Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Gender Studies, Innrain, Innsbruck, Austria
J Occup Health 48:383-91. 2006..gender-coded factor, and satisfaction with work schedule were the only contributors to mental health among working women in this study. Traditional sociodemographic data had no effect on mental health status...
- Contraceptive practices and awareness of emergency contraception in educated working womenN Takkar
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
Indian J Med Sci 59:143-9. 2005..Regular contraceptive use and emergency contraception are tools to prevent pregnancies...
- An empirical investigation of attitudes towards wife-beating among men and women in seven sub-Saharan African countriesManju Rani
Afr J Reprod Health 8:116-36. 2004..With the exception of Uganda, women working for pay were more likely to justify wife-beating than non-working women were...
- Depressive symptoms among working women in rural North Carolina: a comparison of women in poultry processing and other low-wage jobsHester J Lipscomb
Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Int J Law Psychiatry 30:284-98. 2007..whether women employed in poultry processing had a higher prevalence of depressive symptoms than other working women from the same geographic area, and 2) to evaluate factors which might be associated with depression among all ..
- Reproductive disorders and pregnancy outcomes among female flight attendantsLaura Lauria
Instituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
Aviat Space Environ Med 77:533-9. 2006..Occupational exposures in female aircrew may cause adverse pregnancy outcomes and menstrual disturbances. We studied reproductive health among female flight attendants...
- Breast Cancer Risk: Analysis of heightened HPA axis stress responsivityDana H Bovbjerg; Fiscal Year: 2012..Healthy, FH+, premenopausal, working women and a frequency matched FH- sample will be recruited...
- Peer Effects on Fertility Decision MakingAMALIA REBECCA MILLER; Fiscal Year: 2012DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This research will investigate whether and how working women's fertility decisions are affected by the fertility of their co-workers at the same establishments...
- Impact of Sleep Disruption on Menstrual Cycle DynamicsELIZABETH KLERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2004One of every fourteen working women works a variable schedule that includes both day and night shifts...
- CADMIUM AND OVARIECTOMY--INDUCED LOSS OF BONE MINERALMARYKA BHATTACHARYYA; Fiscal Year: 2000..to Cd are at increased risk of postmenopausal oxteroporosis and (2) the current OSHA action level for Cd in blood may not protect working women from Cd-induced bone loss. The proposed research will address these important issues.
- INCREASING WELL BEING IN AFRICAN AMERICAN WORKING WOMENLinda Napholz; Fiscal Year: 1999..and increasing instrumentality, self-esteem and life satisfaction among African American blue collar working women. The secondary purposes are to (a) understand the lived experience of role conflict among African-American ..
- WORKING CLASS WOMEN--NEGOTIATING JOBS AND PARENTHOODMaureen Perry Jenkins; Fiscal Year: 2000..Adapted from applicant's abstract): Mothers with infants have become an increasingly large subgroup of working women with approximately 44 percent of women returning to the labor force within six months of the birth of their ..
- A Web-Based Program to Prevent Prescription Drug AbuseDiane Deitz; Fiscal Year: 2003..Phase I of the project, the prototype structure and content will be developed and tested with focus groups of working women. In Phase II, the program will be expanded, field-tested, revised, and prepared for marketing to corporations ..
- RELATIVE DEPRIVATION AND WORKING WOMENFAYE CROSBY; Fiscal Year: 1980..The degree to which deprivation outcomes depend on the hypothesized psychological preconditions and on certain demographic factors (e.g., job status) will test the theories. ..
- PRENATAL MATERNAL STRESS AND PREMATURE OFFSPRING AGINGThomas McDonald; Fiscal Year: 2002..Human demographic data indicate that the majority of working women who become pregnant will work for a large proportion of their pregnancy...
- COPING WITH WORK AND FAMILY STRESS: IMPACT ON DRUG USEDavid Snow; Fiscal Year: 1990..In addition, it will provide an important epidemiological profile and risk factor studying working women.
- Weaving Work and Family: Implications for Mother and ChildJOSEPH GRZYWACZ; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Alcohol and Daily Work and Family ExperiencesJOSEPH GRZYWACZ; Fiscal Year: 2002..g., personality/dispositions, feelings of control and master, psychological wellbeing, social integration), and alcohol-related outcomes. ..
- Treating Family Caregivers To Late-Life Depression PatientsLynn Martire; Fiscal Year: 2007..Treatment benefits experienced by caregivers may extend to older patients by increasing the likelihood that they will recover from depression and stay well. ..
- Maternal work schedules: Consequences for parenting and child developmentJOSEPH GRZYWACZ; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Women's physical activity and eating habits: Influence of work-family balanceJoseph G Grzywacz; Fiscal Year: 2011..The results can also be used to inform workplace programs designed to promote healthy physical activity and eating habits. ..
- WORK SCHEDULES AND HEALTH IN WOMEN HEALTH PROFESSIONALSRosalind Barnett; Fiscal Year: 2001..e., fit) mediate this relationship? ..
- Steroid Hormones, Adipose-cytokines, and Diabetes RiskSimin Liu; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- Effectiveness of patient lift equipmentHester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2008..The proposed work addresses several NIOSH priority areas including health care workers, back injuries, and intervention effectiveness research. ..
- Web Program Promoting Collaborative Care for Youth ADHDDiane Deitz; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A Theater-Based Obesity Prevention Program for ChildrenDianne Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2007..Results from this study will provide insight into how to engage parents in school- based interventions. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Women's Economic Hardship and ChildlessnessSteven Martin; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Cancer Pain Management-Decision Support Computer ProgramEun Ok Im; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Resource Flows Among Three Generations in GuatemalaJohn Hoddinott; Fiscal Year: 2008..For the young, we consider health status, nutrition, schooling progress and cognitive development. ..
- Assessing & Improving the Measurement of Sexual BehaviorBarbara Mensch; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- DIET GLYCEMIC LOAD & METABOLISM IN OBESE PREGNANT WOMENJanet King; Fiscal Year: 2009..In addition, new information on how the source of maternal carbohydrate intake affects carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in pregnancy will be generated. ..
- Longitudinal Narrative Study of Women Who were Unsuccessful in Work-based WelfareEugenie Hildebrandt; Fiscal Year: 2009..Each woman will be interviewed four times over a 12-month period. The primary analytic approach will be a multistage narrative analysis developed by the investigative team for application in longitudinal qualitative interview studies. ..
- Biodemography of Disease and Death in MoscowJames W Vaupel; Fiscal Year: 2010..The study will attempt to determine the most informative parameters for predicting health risk for future use in research and public health practice. ..
- Work-Family Policies and Child and Family Well-BeingJane Waldfogel; Fiscal Year: 2010..This portion of the study will use data from NLSY79, ECLS-B, ECLS-K, and NICHD-SECC. ..
- Women Physical Disability and Depression: Communities Responding Now!DENA MOHAMMAD HASSOUNEH; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Linking Federal and State Data to Study the Economic Effects of Workplace InjuryLESLIE BODEN; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Children's Health & Nutrition, Adult Outcomes & MobilityMARK PITT; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- MORTALITY-SURFACE ANALYSIS OF U.S. AND GERMAN SURVIVALJames Vaupel; Fiscal Year: 2008..Hence it is not clear how much the effects of reunification vs. the effects of other factors account for the change: we will use mortality-surface data and methods to analyze this question. ..
- The Second Demographic Transition in JapanJAMES RAYMO; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- An Appalchian Cervical Cancer Prevention ProjectNancy Schoenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- A Web-Based Program to Prevent Prescription Drug AbuseDiane Deitz; Fiscal Year: 2006..develop and test an innovative web-based educational program designed to prevent prescription drug abuse among working women. The program will contain important information on the safe use of medications with abuse potential and on ..
- Cancer Caregiving and the Stress ProcessNancy Schoenberg; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- ALCOHOL EFFECTS ON THYMIC IMMUNE RESPONSE TO HAARTMaria Jose Miguez; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- A Web-Based Program on Youth Mental Health for ParentsDiane Deitz; Fiscal Year: 2004..The program will be revised if necessary based on the results of field test prepared for marketing. ..
- Demographic Analysis of Sardinian LongevityJames Vaupel; Fiscal Year: 2004..The data collected will be shared with project and other researchers to undertake many other analyses. ..
- Capture-Recapture Estimates of Workplace Injury RatesLESLIE BODEN; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Welfare Reform, Family Structure, and Child Well-BeingRachel Dunifon; Fiscal Year: 2004..The use of multiple models draws on both SIPP and SPD data and allows us to examine the robustness of our results across several types of analyses. ..
- UTILITY OF MOMENTARY VERSUS RECALLED SELF REPORTSArthur Stone; Fiscal Year: 2004..Finally, the study will provide practical information for researchers using momentary assessment methods. ..
- Nurses: Research Integrity in Clinical TrialsJoan Liaschenko; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- CHILD AND FAMILY FUNCTIONING AFTER PEDIATRIC HEAD TRAUMAJoAnne Youngblut; Fiscal Year: 2001..If nursing research and care can facilitate achieving these objectives, burden on health care, educational, and family systems will be reduced. ..
- HIGH GLYCEMIC DIET AND RISK OF NIDDM AND CHDSimin Liu; Fiscal Year: 2002..Through the process, Dr. Liu will acquire ample skills and experience to become an independent clinician scientist and educator in the field of nutrition and chronic disease prevention and control. ..
- TWO EARNER FAMILIES OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIESMARJI WARFIELD; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- IMPACT OF SCHOOL QUALITY ON ADOLESCENTSBarbara Mensch; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Zinc, Mental Health and School Performance in MexicoARYEH STEIN; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- IRON SUPPLEMENTS AND ZINC IN PREGNANCY AND LACTATIONJanet King; Fiscal Year: 2001..Results from this comprehensive, longitudinal study will provide new data on the effects of iron supplementation on zinc utilization during pregnancy and lactation. ..
- Gender and Race in Biomedical Research Self-efficacyLori Bakken; Fiscal Year: 2006..This study will provide insight for designing educational interventions that stimulate and sustain women and minorities in biomedical research careers. ..
- Low fertility in the Islamic Republic of IranSAMUEL MORGAN; Fiscal Year: 2005..We develop hypotheses that suggest that low fertility is likely and alternative ones consistent with more modest (replacement) levels of fertility. ..
- MECHANISMS OF ENZYMIC AND HYDRIDE TRANSFERSGregory Petsko; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- UConn Craniofacial Tissue Repair Regeneration ProgramSusan Reisine; Fiscal Year: 2005..Our vision is to create a rich environment of interdisciplinary research that spans basic, translational and community based research. ..
- Improving Employment among Gynecologic Cancer SurvivorsLINDA FRAZIER; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Back Disorders in Union CarpentersHester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2006..The project addresses a number of areas of expressed interest to NIOSH including construction workers, back disorders, surveillance methods and health services research. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Project F-EAT: Families and Eating and Activity in TeensDianne R Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- PREVENTING CO-MORBID MENTAL & PHYSICAL HEALTH DISABILITYRobert Gatchel; Fiscal Year: 2007..These results will have implications for potentially significant healthcare cost savings for this highly prevalent co-morbid disability problem. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- EMPLOYMENT AND HEALTH STATUS IN WOMEN WITH FIBROMYALGIASusan Reisine; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Oldest-old Mortality - Demographic Models and AnalysisJames Vaupel; Fiscal Year: 2008..Does mortality tend to decline as a plant grows (with age), leading to "negative senescence" and extraordinary longevity for plants that manage to become large? ..
- Training & Education:Advanced Multidisciplinary Clinical Research (TEAM) (RMI)MARY CARNES; Fiscal Year: 2007..Thus, this is the right time and UW-Madison is the right place for this far-reaching, innovative training grant. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A Multiethnic Internet Study on Menopausal SymptomsEun Ok Im; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- Training/Education: Advance in Clinical Research (RMI)MARY CARNES; Fiscal Year: 2004..Extramural federal research funding for the primary mentors exceeds $80 million annually in direct costs. Thus, this is the right time and UW-Madison is the right place for this far-reaching, innovative training grant. ..
- POPULATION POLICY AND CHILD WELL-BEINGSusan Short; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Organized Labor and TobaccoEdith Balbach; Fiscal Year: 2009..To implement these interventions in states with strong unions, public health must work with organized labor. This project will study the factors that facilitate and impede that relationship with a goal of improving it. ..
- Schools, Neighborhoods, and Adolescent Mental HealthMichele Siegel; Fiscal Year: 2004..It will also demonstrate a method for adjusting for the self-selection of adolescents into schools; most studies of school and neighborhood effects cannot correct for the resulting selection bias. ..
- Family Organization and Child Well-being in Southern AfricaSusan Short; Fiscal Year: 2008..2) Explore the mechanisms linking orphan status, living arrangements, and child outcomes. (3) analyze the relationship between orphan status, living arrangements, and child schooling. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..