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Table 4 Employment status, return to work and return to usual activities

From: Changing insurance company claims handling processes improves some outcomes for people injured in road traffic crashes

  Total (n = 186)
N (%)
Control group
(n = 63)
n (%)
Intervention group
(n = 123)
n (%)
Statistic test*
p-value
Employed pre-injury 130 (70) 42 (67) 88 (72) 0.61
   • Full duties 123 (95) 38 (91) 85 (97) 0.32
   • Modified duties 7 (5) 4 (9) 3 (3)  
Employed 1 month post-injury 106 (57) 34 (54) 72 (59) 0.64
   • Full duties 64 (60) 17 (50) 47 (65) 0.14
   • Modified duties 42 (40) 17(50) 25 (35)  
Returned to usual activities at 1 month post-injury 59 (32) 23 (37) 36 (29) 0.32
Employed 7 months post-injury 126 (68) 39 (62) 87 (71) 0.45
   • Full duties 100 (79) 27 (69) 73 (84) 0.09
   • Modified duties 26 (21) 12 (31) 14 (16)  
Returned to usual activities at 7 months post-injury 137 (74) 38 (60) 99 (81) 0.01
  1. *X 2 or F-test