Sick leave and disability pension before and after treatment for obesity: A report from the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) study

@article{Narbro1999SickLA,
  title={Sick leave and disability pension before and after treatment for obesity: A report from the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) study},
  author={K Narbro and G{\"o}ran {\AA}gren and Egon Jonsson and B. Larsson and Ingmar N{\"a}slund and Hans Wedel and Lars Sj{\"o}str{\"o}m},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={1999},
  volume={23},
  pages={619-624}
}
  • K Narbro, Göran Ågren, +4 authors Lars Sjöström
  • Published in International Journal of Obesity 1999
  • DOI:10.1038/sj.ijo.0800890
OBJECTIVES: To analyse sick leave and disability pension among surgically and conventionally treated obese patients.DESIGN: A prospective study over five years. Differences in sick leave and disability pension were analysed using multiple and logistic regressions. Possible confounding factors were analysed and controlled for.SETTING: Nine counties in Sweden.SUBJECTS: 369 surgically treated patients and 371 matched obese controls, included in the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) study. At baseline… CONTINUE READING

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