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Table 5 Sensitivity analyses regarding low and high adherence combined for medical and occupational treatment adherence, n = 158

From: Exploring treatment adherence in long-term sick-listed workers and the impact of coping strategies, illness perceptions and perceived health

  Both low adherence
(n = 24)
High medical adherence, low occupational adherence
(n = 33)
Low medical adherence, high occupational adherence
(n = 8)
Both high adherence
(n = 93)
  N (%) or mean (± SD) N (%) or mean (± SD) N (%) or mean (± SD) N (%) or mean (± SD)
Female gender 15 (62.5%) 17 (51.5%) 6 (75.0%) 49 (52.7%)
Age in years 49.8 (± 9.7) 48.9 (± 9.6) 55.9 (± 5.1) 50.7 (± 9.0)
Educational level
 Low 10 (41.7%) 8 (24.2%) 5 (62.5%) 31 (33.3%)
 Medium 10 (41.7%) 15 (45.5%) 2 (25.0%) 38 (40.9%)
 High 4 (16.7%) 10 (30.3%) 1 (12.5%) 24 (25.8%)
Working 12 (50.0%) 15 (46.9%) 5 (62.5%) 48 (52.7%)
ICD-10 Type of disease
 Musculoskeletal disease 8 (33.3%) 13 (40.6%) 3 (42.9%) 32 (34.8%)
 Mental health disorder 11 (45.8%)* 5 (15.6%)* 2 (28.6)* 17 (18.5%)*
 Cardiovascular disease 4 (16.7%) 5 (15.6%) 1 (14.3%) 14 (15.2%)
 Neoplasm 3 (12.5%) 5 (15.6%) 1 (14.3%) 19 (20.7%)
 Disease of the nervous system 1 (4.2%) 9 (28.1%) 1 (14.3%) 16 (17.4%)
Multimorbidity 9 (37.5%) 14 (43.8%) 4 (57.1%) 38 (41.3%)
  1. N number of participants, SD standard deviation, * P < 0.05