Employment status and sick-leave following obesity surgery: a five-year prospective cohort study

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Background. Severe obesity is a risk factor for lower participation in paid work, but whether employment increases and sick leave decreases after obesity surgery is not well documented. Methods. We assessed 224 Norwegian patients with severe obesity (mean age: 40; mean BMI: 49; 61% female) regarding employment status (working versus not working) and the… (More)
DOI: 10.7717/peerj.1285

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@inproceedings{Andersen2015EmploymentSA, title={Employment status and sick-leave following obesity surgery: a five-year prospective cohort study}, author={John Roger Andersen and Ulrikke J.V. Hern{\ae}s and Karl Ove Hufthammer and Villy V{\aa}ge and Nora L Nock}, booktitle={PeerJ}, year={2015} }