Work related stress and stroke
The purpose is to study the associations between stroke and work conditions characterized by work related stress. It is a multi-center case control study where consecutive cases are collected from 4 hospitals around Sweden. The controls are taken from the population registry. Exposure information is collected through questionnaires.
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