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Ciencia y enfermería

versión On-line ISSN 0717-9553

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TORRES AGUAYO, ALEXANDRA  y  PARAVIC KLIJN, TATIANA. MORBIDITY IN WORKING WOMAN, CONCEPCION HEALTH SERVICE JURISDICTION, CHILE. Cienc. enferm. [online]. 2005, vol.11, n.1, pp.73-84. ISSN 0717-9553.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-95532005000100008.

This is a descriptive and correlation study. Its general objective is to know the causes of morbidity of the working women who reside in the area of jurisdiction of the Health Service of Concepción and to analyze the existing differences according to personal characteristic and work. To achieve this, it has been considered the totality of the working women who during the year 2003 have used medical licenses for morbidity with a result of 28.750 analyzed licenses. The behavior disorders were identified as principal group of morbidity causes by high rates of depression and anxiety, followed in magnitude by the osteomuscular alterations where the lumbagoes and the cervicobrachial diseases have higher rate of incidence. Both groups represented 45% of the job morbidity. It was found that the association job morbidity and age, is common to all the ages and it is directly related to the job activity of the working women. These results indicate the reduccionist vision of the work and health; the causes are catalogued as common diseases and where the analysis of causes makes evident the weight that the social component and the role of the woman in our society has

Palabras clave : Morbidity; woman; worker.

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