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Diagnosis and duration of sickness absence as predictors for disability pension: Results from a three-year, multi-register based* and prospective study
Aim: A study was undertaken to identify predictors for the transition from long-term sickness absence into disability pension with special emphasis on routinely collected medical information (e.g.Expand
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Risk factors for disability pension in a population-based cohort of men and women on long-term sick leave in Sweden.
BACKGROUND Knowledge on predictors of disability pension is very limited. The aim was to assess the importance of sick-leave diagnosis and socio-demographic variables as risk factors for disabilityExpand
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Predictors of disability pension in long-term sickness absence: results from a population-based and prospective study in Norway 1994-1999.
BACKGROUND While several socio-demographic predictors of disability pension (DP) have been identified, less is known about the importance of the medical aspects. METHODS A representative sample ofExpand
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The role of gender in long-term sickness absence and transition to permanent disability benefits. Results from a multiregister based, prospective study in Norway 1990-1995.
BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to identify predictors for the transition from long-term sickness absence into disability pension with a special focus on gender. METHODS The study used dataExpand
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Gender differences in disability after sickness absence with musculoskeletal disorders: five-year prospective study of 37,942 women and 26,307 men
BackgroundGender differences in the prevalence and occupational consequences of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are consistently found in epidemiological studies. The study investigated whetherExpand
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Socioeconomic inequalities and mortality among disability pensioners in Norway – a population-based cohort study
Background: The study assessed the mortality related to disability pension (DP) status in Norway during 1990-96 and investigated whether socioeconomic factors explained the increased mortality.Expand
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Mortality in relation to disability pension: Findings from a 12-year prospective population-based cohort study in Sweden
Aims: Knowledge is limited regarding the association between disability pension (DP) and mortality. The aim of this study was to examine the relative risk (RR) of mortality associated with DP amongExpand
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Long-term sickness absence and disability pension with psychiatric diagnoses: A population-based cohort study
Sickness absence certified with psychiatric diagnoses is increasing in many Western countries. A substantial proportion of the sickness absentees never return to work, but ends up with a permanentExpand
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Musculoskeletal Impairments in the Norwegian Working Population: The Prognostic Role of Diagnoses and Socioeconomic Status: A Prospective Study of Sickness Absence and Transition to Disability Pension
Study Design. Population-based, 5-year prospective cohort study. Objective. To assess the incidence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in sickness absence longer than 8 weeks in Norway, and toExpand
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Sickness absence with musculoskeletal or mental diagnoses, transition into disability pension and all-cause mortality: A 9-year prospective cohort study
Aims: Increased early mortality indicates poor health. This study assessed mortality among men and women after long-term sickness absence (LTSA) with musculoskeletal or mental diagnoses. A specialExpand
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