Date of filling in this questionnaire or last update: 02/11/2020
1. IDENTIFICATION & BASIC DESCRIPTION
Cohort name
  Study on Transitions in Employment, Ability and Motivation (STREAM)
Country
 

  • Netherlands

Name
  Swenne van den Heuvel
Institution
  TNO
Email
  swenneke.vandenheuvel@tno.nl
Phone
  +31646966115
Website
 

  • https://www.monitorarbeid.tno.nl/databronnen/stream

Or provide website
 

  • https://www.monitorarbeid.tno.nl/databronnen/stream

Contact Principal Investigator (name)
  Swenne van den Heuvel
Data access policy (briefly describe)
  Data analysis should be in line with the objective of STREAM, quality should be sufficient, someone from the research team should be involved, contract should be signed.
Is this cohort part of a consortium? (name consortium)
  no
Participation in pooled analyses
 

  • The cohort is potentially interested in participating in pooled analyses of (European) occupational cohort studies (note pooled analyses also includes remote decentralized analyses that would not require any transfer of primary data as well as meta-analyses).

Main aim of cohort, please briefly describe the main objectives of the cohort
  Investigate conditions under which persons aged 45 and older are able to participate in paid employment productively and healthily.
Source population (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • General population: National

Comparators (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Internal study population

Inclusion criteria
  Aged 45 to 64 years at baseline. The study sample was stratified by age and employment status (employed, self-employed, non-working).
Enrollment
  Ongoing
Age range at entry (main cohort)
 

Minimum Maximum Mean
45 64 54

Age range at entry (subcohort)
 

Minimum Maximum Mean Please describe
45 64 50

Men at enrollment
  11375
Women at enrollment
  10481
Children (<18 years) at enrollment
  0
Men at last follow-up
  7289
Women at last follow-up
  6634
Children (<18 years) at last follow-up
  0
Participation rate at enrollment (if known)
  71
Comments
  Participation rate and response is high in STREAM. Participants included in STREAM participated in the Intomart GfK Online Panel.
2. OUTCOME FOLLOW-UP
Type of data for outcome follow-up (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Active (contact with participants)
  • Use of registers (specify)

Active (contact with participants) (specify)
 

  • Participants receive follow-up questionnaires (only those who are still active in the GfK-panel)

Specify: Use of registers
 

  • In the baseline questionnaire, participants were asked to give their consent to link their answers to register data of Statistics Netherlands. Such linkage enables the attainment of additional background variables, for example information about yearly income and financial property from tax authorities.

First follow-up period (provide year)
  2011
Last follow-up period (provide year)
  2019
Number of follow-ups after baseline (provide number)
  7
Participation at last follow-up (if known)
  46
3. OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURES
Source of exposure data collected (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Questionnaire, Personal (Self-reporting or interview)

Occupational history/time frame
  Follow-up period
Occupational coding performed
  No
Types of exposure measurements
 

  • Other (specify)

Specify: Other
  self reported by online questionnaire
Methods for exposure assessment (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Self-report

Main categories
 

  • Dusts and fibres
  • Solvents
  • Pesticides
  • Metals and metal oxides
  • Other chemicals
  • Physical agents
  • Ergonomics, physical workload, and injury related
  • Psychosocial domains
  • Organisation of work including working time
  • Other (specify)

Dusts and fibres | Organic dusts
 

  • Wood dust (not specified)

Solvents | Aliphatic and alicyclic hydrocarbon solvents
 

  • Other (specify)

Solvents | Aliphatic and alicyclic hydrocarbon solvents | Specify: Other
  not specified solvents (self-reported)
Pesticides | Other
 

  • Other

Pesticides | Other | Specify: Other
  pesticided/biocides by self-report
Metals and metal oxides
 

  • Other (specify)

Metals and metal oxides | Specify: Other
  vapour from metal, welding, metal solvents/etching solvents (by self-report)
Other chemicals | Welding fumes
 

  • Welding fumes, not specified

Physical agents
 

  • Noise
  • Whole body vibration

Ergonomics, physical workload, and injury related
 

  • Awkward work postures (e.g. kneeling/squatting, elevated arms, neck flection, back bent forward without support)
  • Physical work load (e.g. heavy lifting of people or objects, pushing/pulling)
  • Standing work
  • Work with video display units (VDU)

Hazards from other people
 

  • Discrimination based on personal characteristics
  • Bullying, harassment (including sexual harassment)
  • Violence

Bullying, harassment (including sexual harassment)
 

  • By co-workers/colleagues
  • By patients/clients/customers

Violence
 

  • By co-workers/colleagues
  • By patients/clients/customers

Psychosocial domains | Job task characteristics/organization of work
 

  • Job control, autonomy
  • Psychological job demands
  • Social support at work from supervisors
  • Skill use opportunities
  • Work engagement

Physical agents | Work/non-work interface
 

  • Work-family (work-home) interface/conflict/balance

Organisation of work including working time | Employment conditions
 

  • Contract duration
  • Job insecurity
  • Size of the workplace and company
  • Work contract type (i.e. permanent, term-contract, subcontract, temporary)

Organisation of work including working time | Shift work
 

  • Night (permanent or rotating)

Organisation of work including working time | Working hours
 

  • Duration

4. OUTCOMES EVALUATED
Baseline - type of outcome data collected (select more than one if applicable)
 

  • Questionnaire, individual (self-recording or interview)
  • Registry-based

Registry-based
 

  • Employment status
  • Mortality register

Follow-up - type of outcome data collected (select more than one if applicable)
 

  • Questionnaire, individual (self-recording or interview)
  • Registry-based

Registry-based
 

  • Employment status
  • Medication usage

Outcome type (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Mortality
  • Morbidity
  • Disability

Diagnostic groups based on ICD10
 

  • F Mental disorders
  • I Heart disease
  • J Respiratory disease

F Mental disorders
 

  • Other, please state

F Mental disorders | Other (specify)
  In questionnaire: psychological disorders (in general; self-reported)
I Heart disease
 

  • Other, please state

I Heart disease | Other (specify)
  In questionnaire: cardiovascular diseases (self-reported)
J Respiratory disease
 

  • Other, please state

J Respiratory disease | Other (specify)
  In questionnaire: Asthma, bronchitis, emphysema
Other health related outcomes
 

  • Sickness absence
  • Work participation

6. Other Information
 

  • Education
  • Personality
  • Physical exercise
  • Smoking

Possibility for linkage to data registries/data enrichment via data linkage
 

  • Other (specify)

Specify: Other
  Statistics Netherlands