Prevalence of lifestyle-related diseases in Japanese workers

Author: 
Masaaki Minami
Abstract: 

This study was conducted to clarify differences in health status according to groups of various Japanese companies and was assessed the prevalence of Lifestyle-related diseases (hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes mellitus) in Japanese workers who underwent a through health screening were evaluated. The answers from six companies employing workers (2,513 persons), comparing results of the health checkups, and number of occupational health personnel according to company kinds were obtained. This study revealed that there was significant differences of prevalence of both hypertension and hyperlipidemia between disease and non-disease in comparison with total kinds of companies. But it also revealed that there was not significant differences of prevalence of three diseases between controlled and uncontrolled status in comparison with total kinds of companies. It is suggested that endeavors to maintain a certain level of hygiene and health management play an important role in maintaining worker health in several kinds of Japanese companies.

Download PDF: 

CHIEF EDITOR

  

           Prof. Dr. Bilal BİLGİN

Call for Papers - 2017

    submit your paper now

   Vol. 07, Issue 02, February 2017

CURRENT ISSUE

 

Article Tracking

Get your Certificate

IMPACT FACTOR CERTIFICATE

 

 

Copyright © 2016 International Journal Development Research. All Rights Reserved.