Predictability of school absence for rate of sick leave.


School absence was studied in all children in grade 8 (mean age 15 years) in the municipality of Linköping during the school year 1969-70. The mean absence rate was 51 lessons per year. At the mean age of 27 years, 11-13 years later, information from the Swedish Social Insurance Office was collected in a 25% random sample. The median rate of sick leave was… (More)


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