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Table 5 A selection of six reference occupations, and the number (and percentage) of assessments of four subgroups of claimants these jobs were used in

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

  Subgroup of claimants (a)
Occupation Physical Auton. Psych. Hand
Typist/telephonist/receptionist 184 10 21 78
Operator sewing machine (in industry) 128 41 177 22
Delivery man/driver delivery van 81 5 19 70
Car-park attendant 34 3 0 149
Employee manufacturing (manual) 10 60 170 4
Employee manual packing 66 50 142 9
Number of assessments in which at least one of the six occupations was used 326 99 282 205
Total number of assessments within subgroup of claimants 371 118 335 230
Percentage of the total number assessments within subgroup of claimants in which at least one of the six occupations was used 88% 84% 84% 89%
  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