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Table 3 Determinants of sick leave in multivariate analysis

From: Effects of self-rated health on sick leave, disability pension, hospital admissions and mortality. A population-based longitudinal study of nearly 15,000 observations among Swedish women and men

  Women Men
  Beta t p Beta t p
SRH (1–7) −13.2 −3.9 <0.0001 −9.5 −2.7 <0.01
Age (years) −2.9 −9.1 <0.0001 −1.5 −1.5 <0.0001
Education (1–4)     −14.1 −3.4 <0.001
Leisure time physical activity     −17.1 −2.6 <0.01
Complaint score 4.5 4.7 <0.0001 2.4 2.3 <0.05
Year of investigation −8.1 −3.3 <0.001 42.4 3.3 <0.001
Smoking 35.6 3.6 <0.0005 23.0 2.3 <0.05
  1. Factors related to number of sick leave days during follow up among 2959 women and 3243 men with complete data available from 1986, based on multiple linear regression analysis.