International Journal of Endocrinology / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

Shift Work and Endocrine Disorders

Table 1

Number of articles and criteria of inclusion, according to the keywords used in this review.

KeywordsNumber of
articles found
Final number
of articles*

Obesity AND shift work23515
Diabetes AND shift work738
Metabolic syndrome AND shift work673
Cortisol AND shift work 56 16
Insulin resistance AND shift work524

Criteria of inclusion: Papers published between January/2003 and March/2014; studies with humans; english language papers, quality of each study (best-evidence synthesis), type of shift (rotating and/or night shift).