Individual Study / WOLF

The Work, Lipids and Fibrinogen Study

The Work, Lipids and Fibrinogen Study

Initiatives -
The aim of the WOLF-project is to study whether psychosocial work environment conditions influence the risk of developing hypertension, different lipid disturbances or increased levels of fibrinogen.
Start Year
1993
End Year
1998
Funding
The study was supported by a grant from the Swedish Work Environment Fund (grant no 92–0919).
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Lars Alfredsson
    Karolinska Institutet

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up

Marker Paper

Alfredsson L, Hammar N, Fransson E, et al. Job strain and major risk factors for coronary heart disease among employed males and females in a Swedish study on work, lipids and fibrinogen. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2002;28(4):238-248. doi:10.5271/sjweh.671

PUBMED 12199425

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
10,382
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
mployed persons between the ages of 15 and 64 years in the counties of Stockholm, Västernorrland, and Jämtland, Sweden.

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