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Table 2 Episodes of unemployment, partial retirement and permanent disability in the year following a sickness absence episodea

From: Labor market situation after an episode of sickness absence due to malignant neoplasia. Evidence from a Spanish cohort

  Women (n = 5261) Men (n = 4438)
1rst Unemployment Partial retirement Permanent disability 1rst Unemployment Partial retirement Permanent disability
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Age
 < 30 284 (25.5) 232 (24.7) 1 (2.9)
 31–45 536 (48.1) 5 (16.7) 436 (46.4) 9 (26.5)
 46–55 195 (17.5) 10 (33.3) 171 (18.2) 9 (26.5)
 > 55 99 (8.9) 14 (100) 15 (50.0) 100 (10.7) 17 (100) 15 (44.1)
Type of contract
 Permanent 651 (58.5) 3 (21.4) 20 (66.7) 505 (53.8) 3 (17.6) 24 (70.6)
 Temporary 455 (40.8) 11 (78.6) 6 (20.0) 421 (44.8) 13 (76.5) 9 (26.5)
 Not include 8 (0.7) 4 (13.3) 13 (1.4) 1 (5.9) 1 (2.9)
Occupational category
 Skilled non-manual 124 (11.1) 5 (35.7) 5 (16.7) 85 (9.0) 3 (17.7) 2 (5.9)
 Unskilled non-manual 509 (45.7) 6 (42.9) 11 (36.7) 202 (21.5) 4 (23.5) 8 (23.5)
 Skilled manual 255 (22.9) 3 (21.4) 7 (23.3) 471 (50.2) 9 (52.9) 20 (58.8)
 Unskilled manual 218 (19.6) 6 (20.0) 181 (19.3) 1 (5.9) 4 (11.8)
 Not include 8 (0.7) 1 (3.3)
Economic activity
 Agriculture 3 (0.3) 1 (3.3) 10 (1.0) 1 (2.9)
 Industry 94 (8.4) 3 (21.4) 2 (6.7) 152 (16.2) 7 (41.3) 10 (29.4)
 Construction 13 (1.2) 163 (17.4) 1 (5.8) 3 (8.8)
 Services 996 (89.4) 11 (78.6) 27 (90.0) 602 (64.1) 8 (47.1) 20 (58.8)
 Extraterritorial organisms
 Missing 8 (0.7) 12 (1.3) 1 (5.8)
Annual median salary
 < median 907 (81.4) 2 (14.3) 22 (73.3) 581 (61.9) 4 (23.5) 20 (58.8)
 > median 205 (18.4) 12 (85.7) 7 (23.3) 358 (38.1) 13 (76.5) 14 (41.2)
 Missing 2 (0.2) 1 (3.3)
Total   1114 (100) 14 (100) 30 (100) 939 (100) 17 (100) 34 (100)
  1. aEpisodes due to malignant neoplasms and other non-malignant pathologies (i.e., cardiovascular diseases, musculoskeletal and mental disorders, and injuries