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Table 1 Characteristics of participants

From: Work resumption at the price of distrust: a qualitative study on return to work legislation in the Netherlands

Characteristic Employee (8) HR professional (8)
Health complaints psychological (3) / physical (2) / both (3)  
Age <45 years (4) / ≥45 years (4)  
Gender male (4) / female (4) male (4) / female (4)
Absence duration <1 year (5) / ≥1 year (3)  
Organisational size >150 (6) / 20–150 (2) >150 (7) / 20–150 (1)
Sector profit (5), cases* (2) / non-profit (3), cases* (1) profit (5), cases* (2) / non-profit (3), cases* (1)
Industry production industry (2), healthcare (2), education (1), commercial (3) technical (4), healthcare (2), education (1), commercial (1)
Profession cook (1), salesman (2), process operator (2), teacher (1), administrative assistant (1), management assistant (1) HR officer (4), HR manager (3), director occupational healthcare (1)
  1. * case = a pair consisting of an employee and an HR professional.