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Sickness absence and psychosocial job quality: An analysis from a longitudinal survey of working Australians, 2005-2012

Milner, A; Butterworth, Peter; Bentley, Rebecca; Kavanagh, Anne M; LaMontagne, Anthony


Sickness absence is associated with adverse health, organizational, and societal outcomes. Using data from a longitudinal cohort study of working Australians (the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey), we examined the relationship between changes in individuals' overall psychosocial job quality and variation in sickness absence. The outcome variables were paid sickness absence (yes/no) and number of days of paid sickness absence in the past year (2005-2012). The...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: American Journal of Epidemiology
DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwu355


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