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Table 4 Main diagnosis by age, gender and educational level

From: Characteristics of individuals receiving disability benefits in the Netherlands and predictors of leaving the disability benefit scheme: a retrospective cohort study with five-year follow-up

  Main diagnosis
n (%)
Mental Musculoskeletal Nervous system Cardiovascular Cancer Other
Gender
 Male 5160 (33) 4170 (27) 1460 (9) 1860 (12) 890 (6) 2110 (13)
 Female 5710 (35) 4240 (26) 1450 (9) 930 (6) 1620 (10) 2150 (13)
Age category
  < 35 2970 (57) 1000 (19) 460 (9) 80 (1) 120 (2) 590 (11)
 35–44 3150 (45) 1690 (24) 670 (10) 320 (5) 360 (5) 860 (12)
 45–54 3010 (30) 2910 (29) 950 (9) 1010 (10) 960 (9) 1340 (13)
 55+ 1740 (19) 2810 (30) 820 (9) 1380 (15) 1070 (12) 1470 (16)
Educational level
 Low 5350 (32) 5860 (35) 1210 (7) 1470 (9) 830 (5) 2100 (12)
 Secondary 2680 (36) 1820 (25) 750 (10) 610 (8) 470 (6) 1070 (14)
 High 1510 (43) 470 (13) 450 (13) 280 (8) 280 (8) 500 (14)