Work factors as predictors of sickness absence: a three month prospective study of nurses' aides.

@article{Eriksen2003WorkFA,
  title={Work factors as predictors of sickness absence: a three month prospective study of nurses' aides.},
  author={Willy Eriksen and Dag Bruusgaard and Stein Knardahl},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={60 4},
  pages={271-8}
}
AIMS To identify the work factors that predict sickness absence in nurses' aides. METHODS The sample comprised 5563 Norwegian nurses' aides, not on leave because of illness or pregnancy when they completed a mailed questionnaire in 1999. Of these, 4931 (88.6%) completed a second questionnaire three months later. The outcome measure was the three month incidence proportion of certified sickness absence (>3 days), as assessed by self reports at follow up. RESULTS Perceived lack of encouraging… CONTINUE READING

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