Work‐family conflict and time scarcity may affect health. We investigated the association between these issues and migraine, taking into account job strain.
Baseline data from ELSA‐Brasil (6,183 women; 5,664 men) included four indicators of work‐family conflict: time‐ and strain‐based interference of work with family (TB‐WFC, SB‐WFC), interference of family with work (FWC) and lack of time for personal care and leisure (LOT). Migraine was classified according to International Headache Society criteria.
Among women, definite migraine was associated with SB‐WFC (odds ratio [OR] = 1.28; 95% confidence interval [CI] 1.06–1.55), FWC (OR = 1.32; 1.00–1.75), and LOT (OR = 1.30; 1.08–1.58). Probable migraine was associated with SB‐WFC (OR = 1.17; 1.00–1.36). High psychological job demands and low social support interacted with LOT in association with definite migraine. Among men, probable migraine was associated with LOT (OR = 1.34; 1.09–1.64), and there were interactions between job strain and WFC for probable migraine.
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