Work ability score and future work ability as predictors of register-based disability pension and long-term sickness absence: A three-year follow-up study.

@article{Kinnunen2018WorkAS,
  title={Work ability score and future work ability as predictors of register-based disability pension and long-term sickness absence: A three-year follow-up study.},
  author={Ulla Kinnunen and Jouko N{\"a}tti},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of public health},
  year={2018},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={321-330}
}
AIMS We investigated two single items of the Work Ability Index - work ability score, and future work ability - as predictors of register-based disability pension and long-term sickness absence over a three-year follow-up. METHODS Survey responses of 11,131 Finnish employees were linked to pension and long-term (more than 10 days) sickness absence register data by Statistics Finland. Work ability score was divided into poor (0-5), moderate (6-7) and good/excellent (8-10) and future work… CONTINUE READING