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Physical health-related quality of life predicts disability pension due to musculoskeletal disorders: seven years follow-up of the Hordaland Health Study Cohort
(BioMed Central, 2014-02-14)
Background: Musculoskeletal diseases are characterized by a high degree of comorbidity with common mental disorders and are a major cause of health-related exclusion from working life. Using a prospective design we aimed ...
Cumulative incidence of sickness absence and disease burden among the newly sick-listed, a cross-sectional population-based study
(BioMed Central, 2013-04-10)
Background: Sickness absence is a public health problem with economic consequences for individuals and society. Although sickness absence and chronic diseases are correlated, few studies exist concerning the role of ...
Attending work or not when sick – what makes the decision? A qualitative study among car mechanics
(BioMed Central, 2012-09-21)
Background: High prevalence of sickness absence in countries with generous welfare schemes has generated debates on mechanisms that may influence workers’ decisions about calling in sick for work. Little is known about the ...
Women’s higher likelihood of disability pension: the role of health, family and work. A 5–7 years follow-up of the Hordaland Health Study
(BioMed Central, 2012-08-31)
Background: Women’s higher risk of disability pension compared with men is found in countries with high female work participation and universal welfare schemes. The aim of the study was to examine the extent to which ...