Overweight, obesity and work functioning: The role of working-time arrangements

Yeshambel T. Nigatu, Hardy A. van de Ven, Jac J.L. van der Klink, Sandra Brouwer, Sijmen A. Reijneveld, Ute Bültmann

Department of Health Sciences, Community and Occupational Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Obesity is associated with productivity loss, but little is known about how obese workers function at work and also the role of working-time arrangements on this association is lacking. Therefore, the aim of this study was to examine the association of overweight and obesity with work functioning (WF), and to determine whether the associations differ between workers with different working-time arrangements.

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