Objective:Determine the self-perception of workers’health according to place of residence in eight Latin American countries. Material and Methods: Cross-sectional analytical research, asked about self-perception of physical, mental health and job satisfaction. We found association statistics with generalized linear models. Results: Of the 3185 workers who responded, 23%, 20% and 13% perceived that they had very good job satisfaction, mental health and physical health, respectively. In the multivariate analysis, compared to the country of Venezuela, they perceived a lower frequency of mental ill health in Peru, Ecuador, Honduras and Panama; Physical health was better perceived by Colombia and Panama and worse perceived by Honduras, Argentina and Bolivia; Labor satisfaction was better perceived by Peru and Panama. Conclusion: Although the percentages of adequate physical and mental health were high. The inadequate perception of them was more in some countries.These are indicators that must be taken into account to improve collective health.
|Título traducido de la contribución||HEALTH SELF-PERCEPTION ACCORDING PLACE OF RESIDENCE IN WORKERS FROM EIGHT LATIN AMERICAN COUNTRIES|
|Publicación||Revista de la Asociacion Espanola de Especialistas en Medicina del Trabajo|
|Estado||Indizado - 1 dic. 2021|
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- Job satisfaction
- Latin America. (Source: DeCS BIREME)
- occupational health