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Table 3 Types of transfer payments in sick-listed individuals with MSDs 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 1,369 (43) 1,638 (51) 1,807 (57) 1,400 (57)
Unemployment benefit 213 (7) 283 (9) 210 (7) 120 (5)
Flex job 14 (0) 48 (2) 217 (7) 225 (9)
Vocational rehabilitation 15 (0) 73 (2) 135 (4) 81 (3)
Maternity leave 11 (0) 28 (1) 42 (1) 27 (1)
Social assistance 48 (2) 60 (2) 124 (4) 98 (4)
Disability pension 5 (0) 20 (1) 108 (3) 135 (5)
Sickness benefit 1481 (46) 937 (29) 361 (11) 240 (10)
Other 43 (1) 96 (3) 170 (6) 145 (6)
Total 3,199 (100)b 3,183c (100) 3,174 (100)d 2,470 (100)e
  1. aMusculoskeletal disorders.
  2. b5 dead or emigrated.
  3. c21 dead or emigrated.
  4. d30 dead or emigrated.
  5. e734 dead or emigrated or censored due to late study entry.