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Low job control and myocardial infarction risk

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Many studies have shown an association between low job control and increased risk of myocardial infarction. Some have emphasised the importance of the combination of high psychological demand and low control (job strain) but in other studies only low control and not job strain, has seemed the important factor. Researchers in Lithuania have again found low job control to be more important than job strain and to be operative throughout all occupational categories. …

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