Table 3

OLAWIS Cohort, return to work at the at-injury employer

Cohort
N (%)
Returned to at-injury
employer
N (%)
Did not return to at-injury
employer N (%)
p value
Total1132 (100)1014 (89.6)118 (10.4)
Age (years)
 <30145 (12.8)127 (12.5)18 (15.3)0.67
 30–49412 (36.4)372 (36.7)40 (33.9)
 50+575 (50.8)515 (50.8)60 (50.9)
Sex
 Male632 (55.9)555 (54.8)77 (66.3)0.03
 Female498 (44.1)457 (45.2)41 (34.8)
Claim duration group
 Short358 (31.6)336 (33.1)22 (18.6)0.004
 Medium374 (33.0)331 (32.6)43 (36.4)
 Long400 (35.3)347 (34.2)53 (44.9)
Union membership
 Yes554 (49.2)525 (52.0)29 (24.8)0.0001
 No573 (50.8)485 (48.0)88 (75.2)
Company size
 <20300 (27.5)240 (24.6)60 (51.7)<0.0001
 20–99372 (34.0)341 (34.9)31 (26.7)
 ≥100421 (38.5)396 (40.5)25 (21.6)
Employment
 Permanent1042 (92.1)947 (93.4)95 (80.5)<0.0001
 Temporary/contract90 (8.0)67 (6.6)23 (19.5)
Residence
 Rural197 (17.6)167 (16.6)30 (25.4)0.02
 Urban925 (82.4)837 (83.4)88 (74.6)
  • OLAWIS, Ontario Life After Workplace Injury Study.