STRESS IN THE FAMILY IN THE OPEN URBAN POPULATION, GENDER DIFFERENCES
Objective: to study the interrelation of stress among men and women of 25–64 years in an open population in Tyumen. Cardiac screening was carried out on a representative sample of the population (77.7 % response). A representative sample of 2000 people was formed from the electoral lists of citizens of one of the administrative districts of Tyumen. Each of the eight sex-age groups (25–34, 35–44, 45–54, 55–64 years) consisted of 250 people. The identification of stress in the family was assessed by the WHO questionnaire «MONICA-psychosocial». The results of the study showed that changes in the marital status occurred more often among young men of 25–34 years than among women of the same age group. At the age of 55–64 years the situation is changing, there are more changes in the marital status among elderly women than among men. At the same time, changes in the marital status were significantly more frequent in men aged 25–34 years than in older age groups.
About Authors (Correspondence):
Akimov A.M. – candidate of social sciences, junior researcher of the laboratory of epidemiology and prevention of cardiovascular disease, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org