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Explaining the social gradient in sickness absence: a study of a general working population in Sweden


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Title: Explaining the social gradient in sickness absence: a study of a general working population in Sweden
Authors: Löve, Jesper
Hensing, Gunnel
Holmgren, Kristina
Torén, Kjell
Issue Date: 5-Jun-2013
Publication type: article, peer reviewed scientific
Organization: Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Göteborg, Sweden
Citation: BMC Public Health. 2013 Jun 05;13(1):545
Abstract: Abstract Background Some previous studies have proposed potential explanatory factors for the social gradient in sickness absence. Yet, this research area is still in its infancy and in order to comprise the full range of socioeconomic positions there is a need for studies conducted on random population samples. The main aim of the present study was to investigate if somatic and mental symptoms, mental wellbeing, job strain, and physical work environment could exp... more
ISBN: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-13-545
Description: © 2013 Löve et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/33137
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