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Human Studies

2021 Dec 29

Scand J Public Health

Life-course socioeconomic circumstances in acute, chronic and disabling pain among young employees: a double suffering.


Fagerlund P, Salmela J, Pietiläinen O, Salonsalmi A, Rahkonen O, Lallukka T
Scand J Public Health. 2021 Dec 29:14034948211062314.
PMID: 34965800.


Pain is known to be socioeconomically patterned and associated with disability. However, knowledge is scarce concerning life-course socioeconomic circumstances and pain among young adults. Our aim was to examine the associations of childhood and current socioeconomic circumstances with acute pain and chronic pain with low and high disability levels among young Finnish municipal employees.