Table 1

Sickness absence spells per 100 person-years by changes in economic difficulties

 Sickness absence spells/100 person-years
No change (none–none)No change (occasional–occasional)No change (frequent–frequent)DecreaseIncreaseMissing data on economic difficultiesAll
N15864344048346533254236
1–3 days (self-certified)128.77169.03215.08155.17177.83145.09155.49
4–14 days (medically certified)43.7363.2292.2059.0371.5852.2058.51
15+ days (medically certified)14.6421.2930.3221.4825.1320.7420.32