Incidence of sickness certification. Proposal for use as a health status indicator.

@article{Tellnes1989IncidenceOS,
  title={Incidence of sickness certification. Proposal for use as a health status indicator.},
  author={Gunnar Tellnes and Kjetil Svendsen and Dag Bruusgaard and Tor Bjerkedal},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of primary health care},
  year={1989},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={111-7}
}
Cause-, sex-, and age-specific incidences of sickness certification in a total population are reported. The population at risk of having a sickness certificate issued was 106,019 employed persons 16-69 years of age. The annual incidence of sickness certification was estimated at 580 per 1,000 employed persons per year (females 596, males 568). The most frequent causes of sickness certification, according to diagnostic groups, were diseases of the respiratory system, musculoskeletal/connective… CONTINUE READING
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