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Table 2 Types of transfer payment in sick-listed individuals with WAD a

From: The return-to-work process of individuals sick-listed because of whiplash-associated disorder: a three-year follow-up study in a Danish cohort of long-term sickness absentees

  Week 26 1 year 2 years 3 years
N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Return to work 19 (18) 35 (34) 46 (44) 36 (43)
Unemployment benefit 1 (1) 3 (3) 3 (3) 0
Flex job 1 (1) 5 (5) 14 (14) 18 (22)
Vocational rehabilitation 1 (1) 4 (4) 6 (6) 2 (2)
Maternity leave 1 (1) 5 (5) 4 (4) 3 (4)
Social assistance 0 3 (3) 7 (7) 7 (8)
Disability pension 0 0 3 (3) 10 (12)
Sickness benefit 81 (78) 49 (47) 21 (20) 7 (8)
Total 104 (100) 104 (100) 104 (100) 83 (100)b
  1. ªWhiplash-associated disorder.
  2. bSome of the subjects entered the study too late to be followed up for the full 3 years (21 people were missing at 156 weeks).