5133.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Workers, work, and health disparities

This session will present four research studies of workers and the workplace in the U.S. and Western Europe. The studies explore workers' health promotion behaviors, the impact of employment status on health status, and nurse staffing patterns
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Presider(s):Marci Nielsen, PhD, MPH
12:30 PMPartnership to assess heart-healthy behaviors in union workers
Robinson Fulwood, PhD, MSPH, Anne Powers, PhD, W. Douglas Evans, PhD, Robert H. Feldman, PhD, Gregory J. Morosco, PhD, MPH
12:45 PMDoes Unstable Employment Predict Health? Marginal Employment in Germany and the United Kingdom
Eunice Rodriguez, Dr.PH
1:00 PMFamily health and job loss among women leaving welfare for work
Alison Earle, PhD
1:15 PMLicensed nursing staff reductions and substitutions in Pennsylvania hospitals 1991-1997
Lynn Unruh, RN, BSN, PhD
Sponsor:Labor Caucus
Cosponsors:Environment; Epidemiology; Occupational Health and Safety; Social Work; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA