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Workplace social capital and adherence to antihypertensive medication: a cohort study.

Oksanen, T; Kawachi, I; Kouvonen, A; Suzuki, E; Takao, S; Sjösten, N; Virtanen, M; ... Kivimäki, M; + view all (2011) Workplace social capital and adherence to antihypertensive medication: a cohort study. PLoS One , 6 (9) , Article e24732. 10.1371/journal.pone.0024732. Green open access

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Abstract

While hypertension is a common and treatable health problem, adherence to antihypertensive medication remains a challenge. This study examines the hypothesis that workplace social capital may influence adherence to antihypertensive medication among hypertensive employees.

Type: Article
Title: Workplace social capital and adherence to antihypertensive medication: a cohort study.
Location: United States
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0024732
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0024732
Language: English
Additional information: © 2011 Oksanen et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. PMCID: PMC3170374
Keywords: Antihypertensive Agents, Female, Humans, Hypertension, Male, Medication Adherence, Middle Aged, Social Support, Workplace
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Pop Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Pop Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health > Epidemiology and Public Health
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1332089
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