Association between psychosocial working conditions in mid-life and leisure activity in old age

Charlotta Nilsen, Ross Andel, Neda Agahi, Johan Fritzell & Ingemar Kåreholt
Aims: Leisure activity helps people engage with life, and it promotes health and well-being as we age. This study investigated whether individuals with active jobs (high psychological demands, high control) in mid-life were more active during leisure time in old age compared with those with less active jobs. Methods: Two individually linked Swedish surveys were used (N=776) with 23 years of follow-up. Data were analysed with logistic regression. Results: Having an active job in mid-life...
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