Pre-pregnancy psychological misery and musculoskeletal ache and illness absence throughout being pregnant – a twin cohort research.
Eur J Public Well being. 2017 Jun 01;27(three):477-481
Authors: Seglem KB, Ørstavik R, Torvik FA, Gjerde LC, Røysamb E, Reichborn-Kjennerud T, Knudsen GP, Tambs Ok
Background: Illness absence (SA) amongst pregnant ladies is excessive. The goal of this research was to look at whether or not components recognized to foretell SA normally additionally predict SA throughout being pregnant by estimating the affiliation between prior psychological misery and musculoskeletal ache and SA throughout being pregnant, and to evaluate the affect of familial (genetic and shared environmental) components. On this potential cohort research, information from 2076 feminine twins born 1967-79 who participated in a questionnaire research in 1998 have been linked to register information on SA and childbirth throughout the years 1998-2008. Baseline measures included psychological misery (signs of tension and melancholy; SCL-5) and musculoskeletal ache (lumbar backbone, neck/shoulder and/or persisting muscular ache). SA was measured as a ratio of days on SA divided by potential working days. Unfavorable binomial regression was carried out for particular person and within-pair results. Musculoskeletal ache, however not psychological misery, was prospectively related to general SA throughout being pregnant within the adjusted individual-level analyses. With every normal deviation enhance in musculoskeletal ache, SA granted for any dysfunction elevated with 12% (IRR 1.12, 95% CI = 1.07-1.17) and SA granted for being pregnant associated problems elevated with 9% (IRR 1.09, 95% CI = 1.02-1.17). Inside-pair estimates have been comparable, suggesting little or no familial confounding. Ladies with earlier musculoskeletal ache are at elevated threat of SA throughout being pregnant, whereas no elevated threat in ladies with earlier signs of psychological misery could possibly be demonstrated. SA throughout being pregnant appears partly to be related to various factors than SA normally.
PMID: 28175262 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]