Table 1

Response rate and characteristics of the physicians in the study population

Study population

Respondents

Respondents having consultations concerning sickness certification at least a few times a year




n

n

% of study population

n

% of the respondents


All

7665

5455

71

4019

74

County

Stockholm

6794

4827

71

3446

71

Östergötland

871

628

72

573

91

Sex

Women

3646

2710

74

2007

74

Men

4019

2745

68

2012

73

Educational level1

Non-specialist

1381

1046

76

Specialist

3995

2947

74

No information

79

26

33

Mean age (years)

48.2

48.3

47.7


1Information on educational level was not available for the study population

Löfgren et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:61   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-61

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