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Table 4 The occupations most frequent used in work disability assessments of four subgroups of severely disabled claimants, and percentages of claimants for whom at least one of the occupations was used

From: The identification of job opportunities for severely disabled sick-listed employees

  Subgroup of claimants (a)
Occupation Physical Auton. Psych. Hand
Typist/telephonist/receptionist x (b)    x
Operator sewing machine (in industry) x x x  
Receptionist, desk clerk x    
Administrative employee (minor level) x    
Assembler electrical devices x x   
Delivery man/driver delivery van x    x
Car-park attendant     x
Security man/surveillant     x
Employee manufacturing (manual)   x x  
Employee manual packing   x x  
Employee domestic services    x  
Cleaner    x  
Assistant agricultural worker    x  
Number of occupations in the selection 6 4 6 4
Percentage of claimants for whom one or more of the (four or six) selected occupations was used in the disability assessment 92% 84% 93% 89%
Percentage of claimants for whom one or more of all thirteen occupations was used in the disability assessment 95% 94% 96% 94%
  1. (a) Subgroup of claimants, disabled in:
  2. Physical: general physical abilities
  3. Auton.: autonomous and independent task performance
  4. Psych.: psychological abilities
  5. Hand: manual skills and grip strength
  6. (b) In the row behind the title of the occupation, the column of the subgroup of claimants is marked with an "x" if the occupation belonged to the selection of most frequently used occupations for that subgroup of claimants