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Table 3 Different sick-leave measures among the individuals with at least one sick-leave spell due to otoaudiological diagnoses during 2005

From: Sickness absence due to otoaudiological diagnoses; a descriptive nationwide study

  Sick-leave diagnoses
  All Otological Hearing Vertigo Tinnitus
No. of individuals 4768 1326 1012 1476 983
Prevalent sick-leave spells all diagnoses/individual      
  Mean/median 1.2/1.0 1.3/1.0 1.2/1.0 1.3/1.0 1.2/1.0
  Range 1-11 1-7 1-6 1-11 1-5
Incident sick-leave spells all diagnoses/individual      
  Mean/median 0.8/1.0 1.1/1.0 0.6/1.0 0.9/1.0 0.6/0.0
  Range 0-10 0-6 0-6 0-10 0-5
No. of sick-leave spells all diagnoses/individual      
  1 3912 1046 859 1181 826
  2 709 227 135 240 130
  >2 147 53 18 55 27
No. of sick-leave days all diagnoses/individual 122.6/59.0 45.0/14.0 178.4/151.0 107.6/45.0 193.8/181.0
Mean/median
No. of sick-leave days due to otoaudiological diagnoses/individual     
  1-27 1866 973 160 620 124
  28-180 1386 180 388 467 368
  181-364 728 46 258 167 253
  365 610 42 185 161 222
No. of DP 2005 546 25 221 95 207
  1. DP, Disability pension.