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Table 7 Disability pensions 2001–04 by diagnosis groups (per cent)

From: Proof firm downsizing and diagnosis-specific disability pensioning in Norway

  Women (n=37,816) Men (n=31,084)
Somatic diseases and injuries 32.9 45.5
 Ischemic heart disease 0.8 1.0
 Asthma, KOLS, func. gastrointest. diseases 3.0 4.0
 Other internal medicine 15.2 24.7
 Neurological conditions 7.0 8.0
 Inborn and neonatal errors 0.6 0.3
 Skin diseases 1.9 1.5
 Injuries 3.1 5.0
Musculoskeletal well defined 19.5 17.9
 Myalgia 8.7 1.8
 Dorsalgia 10.6 15.1
 Fibromyalgia 0.1 0.0
Psychiatry well defined 3.2 6.6
 Psychoses 2.0 4.5
 Oligophrenia 0.2 0.4
Psychiatry complex 18.4 15.6
 Depression 9.9 6.2
 Anxiety, personal disorders 7.4 7.9
 Misuse 0.4 0.8
Symptom diagnoses 1.3 1.4
No diagnosis 0.3 0.3