Table 3

The calculated multi-state probabilities for working in the 4-year follow-up, given the participants registered benefit or working at departure from the rehabilitation clinic
Benefit at departure at 1 year at 2 years at 3 years at 4 years
% (CI) % (CI) % (CI) % (CI)
Working# 52.4 (46.0-59.1) 46.7 (40.4-53.1) 49.1 (43.0-55.1) 53.8 (48.2-60.1)
Partial sick-leave* 49.1 (37.1-61.4) 50.2 (35.5-65.0) 52.4 (35.6-69.2) 56.2 (33.1-80.9)
Full-time sick-leave 38.4 (18.0-59.1) 40.3 (26.1-54.5) 44.7 (24.4-65.0) 50.6 (27.1-74.5)
Medical rehabilitation 28.4 (20.2-37.1) 33.5 (22.3-45.1) 39.0 (22.6-55.4) 45.8 (18.1-74.2)
Vocational rehabilitation 15.6 (8.7-22.5) 25.1 (16.6-33.5) 36.0 (26.4-46.0) 45.9 (35.1-57.0)
Partial disability** 6.7 (0–17.3) 15.3 (3.7-27.1) 20.8 (10.1-31.4) 27.7 (16.6-39.1)
Time-limited disability*** - - - 0.1 (0.0-1.5)
Full-time permanent disability 0.1 (0.0-1.3) 6.3 (0.0-14.2) 6.3 (0.0-13.1) 8.3 (1.9-15.0)

Percent and 95% Confidence Interval (CI) reported.

# No registered benefits, * Partial sick-leave and partial medical rehabilitation allowance, ** Partial time limited disability pension and partial permanent disability pension, *** Time-limited disability pension was introduced in Norway in January 2004.

Øyeflaten et al.

Øyeflaten et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:748   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-748

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