Predictors of sick leave and reduced productivity at work among persons with early inflammatory joint conditions.

@article{Geuskens2008PredictorsOS,
  title={Predictors of sick leave and reduced productivity at work among persons with early inflammatory joint conditions.},
  author={Goedele A. Geuskens and Johanna Maria Wilhelmina Hazes and Pieternella Johanna Barendregt and Alex Burdorf},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  year={2008},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={420-9}
}
OBJECTIVES This study attempted to identify predictors of sick leave and reduced productivity at work among persons with early inflammatory joint conditions. METHODS In a prospective cohort study of 210 workers with inflammatory joint conditions present for less than 12 months, data were collected by a medical examination and questionnaires at baseline and after 6 and 12 months. The outcomes were sick leave and reduced productivity at work. Generalized estimation equations (6-month time-lag… CONTINUE READING