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Table 2 How physicians rate their need for the different items regarding continuing professional development in sickness certification.

From: What physicians want to learn about sickness certification: analyses of questionnaire data from 4019 physicians

    Large need Fairly large need Limited need No need All
Item1   n % % % % %
N The options and responsibilities of the Employment Office in sickness certification cases 3861 20.8 41.9 26.8 10.6 100
M Employers' options and responsibilities in sickness certification cases 3871 19.0 43.4 28.3 9.3 100
L The options and responsibilities of the SIO2 in sickness certification cases 3871 18.3 43.4 29.0 9.2 100
I Other forms of compensation in the social insurance system 3863 17.7 41.5 28.8 12.0 100
K My options and responsibilities as a physician in sickness certification cases 3876 14.7 39.1 35.6 10.6 100
C Assessing the optimum length and degree of sickness certification 3860 14.6 35.2 36.8 13.3 100
A Judging patients' work capacity 3874 13.1 31.1 40.2 15.6 100
D Handling conflicts with patients about the need for sickness certification 3864 12.7 26.7 41.7 18.9 100
B Work demands in different occupations and/or workplaces 3855 12.0 33.8 40.0 14.2 100
H Sickness insurance rules 3871 11.4 37.6 38.2 12.8 100
J Private and supplementary insurance that patients often have 3861 11.2 31.5 38.8 18.5 100
F Designing optimum plans of action 3857 8.5 33.7 37.9 19.9 100
G Deciding when it is necessary to contact the SIO2 3857 4.3 24.5 48.1 23.1 100
E Writing sickness certificates 3874 3.8 15.9 52.7 27.5 100
  1. 1Letters given to the items according to order of appearance in the questionnaire
  2. 2Social Insurance Office
  3. Items sorted according to highest and lowest after percentage perceiving large need.
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