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Harmful Conditions and Health Status: the Case of Russia
In this paper, the influence of a harmful work conditions on self-assessed health. The data of the research is the Russian Monitoring of the Economic Situation and Health of the Population of the Higher School of Economics (RLMS of the Higher School of Economics). The sample of working population aged 18 to 65 years are used. As a dependent variable, self-assessed health (SAH) is used. As an explanatory variable, a metric based on the demand-control-supportmodel (DCS) is used. The such individual characteristics as age, education, income, marital status, children, professional group, type of settlement and region of residence are monitored. For the analysis, a panel data probit model was used, the evaluation was made separately for men and women. The results of the analysis showed the presence of a significant link between the health of the workers and working conditions: the reduction of tension at work increases the likelihood of assessing individual health is good, both in men and women.