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Table 2 Informant characteristics

From: Sickness absence in musculoskeletal disorders - patients' experiences of interactions with the Social Insurance Agency and health care. A qualitative study

Age  
30-39 2
40-49 5
50-65 8
Sex  
Women 11
Men 4
Residence  
Large community 3
Medium-size community 5
Smaller community 7
Civil status  
Living alone 4
Living with children 5
Living with partner 4
Living with partner and children 2
Country of birth  
Born in Sweden 12
Born in another European country 3
Sick leave status  
Partly back to work 5
Partly unemployed 2
Fully on sick leave 5
Full disability pension 3
Current basic employment situation  
Employed 8
Unemployed 3
Student 1
Working in own business 3
Main diagnosis  
Rheumatoid arthritis 3
Other rheumatic disease 2
Back or neck problems, slipped disk, lumbago etc 6
Fibromyalgia 2
Stroke 2
  1. Socio-economic and sick leave status data