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Table 1 Characteristics of participants in the intervention and control groups, n = 271, TIDAS in New Ways

From: Early identification in primary health care of people at risk for sick leave due to work-related stress – study protocol of a randomized controlled trial (RCT)

  Intervention n = 132 Control n = 139
  na (%) na (%)
Gender
Female 88 (67) 97 (70)
Age categories
 19–30 years 21 (16) 26 (19)
 31–50 years 58 (44) 76 (54)
 51–64 years 53 (40) 37 (27)c
Birthplace
 Nordic countries 122 (93) 125 (90)
 Other 9 (7) 14 (10)
Educational level
 Compulsory schooling 13 (10) 15 (11)
 Secondary school 61 (46) 59 (42)
 University or higher 57 (44) 65 (47)
Occupational class
 Skilled/unskilled manual 49 (37) 58 (42)
 Medium/low non-manual 60 (46) 56 (41)
 High-level non-manual 23 (17) 24 (17)
Employer
 Private 61 (46) 68 (49)
 Public 66 (50) 61 (44)
Self-employed 5 (4) 9 (7)
Reason for consultationb
 Mental or behavioral 75 (57) 69 (50)
 Musculoskeletal 62 (47) 44 (32)c
 Gastrointestinal 26 (20) 28 (20)
 Cardiovascular 16 (12) 16 (16)
 Other 29 (22) 27 (19)
  1. aDispersed numbers of participants are owing to internal
  2. missing data
  3. bMultiple responses were optional
  4. cStatistically significant differences (tested with the 95% CI for difference in proportion)