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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 77-79

Healthy worker effect phenomenon


Cairn Energy India Pvt. Ltd, 4th Floor, Vipul Plaza, Suncity, Sector 54, Gurgaon-122 002, Haryana, India

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Divyang Shah
Cairn Energy India Pvt. Ltd, 4th Floor, Vipul Plaza, Suncity, Sector 54, Gurgaon-122 002, Haryana
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5278.55123

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The Healthy Worker Effect (HWE) phenomenon has been under debate since some years. Some epidemiologists regard HWE as an ordinary method problem while others consider it a field of science by itself. This article gives definitions of HWE explained with historical background; discusses factors affecting it and suggests methods to minimize problems associated with it.






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