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Do gender and psychosocial job stressors modify the relationship between disability and sickness absence: an investigation using 12 waves of a longitudinal cohort

Milner, Allison; Aitken, Zoe; Byars, Sean; Butterworth, Peter; Kavanagh, Anne


Objectives A considerable proportion of the working population reports a disability. These workers may be at risk of adverse outcomes, including longer periods of sickness absence. This study examined the causal effect of disability on sickness absence and the role of psychosocial job stressors and gender as effect modifiers. Methods Data on paid and unpaid sick leave, disability (yes/no) and psychosocial job stressors were available from 2005 to 2017 from the Household, Income and Labour...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health
DOI: 10.5271/sjweh.3865
Access Rights: Open Access


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