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ID (ISN) del documento111994
Número CIS 11-0658
Año 2008
Número de serie RR 673
Autor(es) Holmes E.
Título The feasibility of comparing sickness absence surveys and the Labour Force Survey
Información bibliográfica HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2008. viii, 20p. Illus. 25 ref.
Acceso Internet RR_673.pdf [en inglés]
Resumen The purpose of this study was to corroborate the Labour Force Survey (LFS) statistics on incidence of work-related ill health, workplace injuries and average number of days absent across a broad range of employer organisations from 2003 to 2007. Published surveys from six employer organisations were reviewed and compared, showing a wide variability in the published sickness absence rates. This is likely to be due to a combination of factors, notably differences in target population, how the data are summarised, differences in the demography of the samples and random variation. Determining the contribution of each factor to the differences was not possible. In conclusion, none of the surveys considered were directly comparable with the LFS and the complexity of differences between the other surveys made it difficult to draw any comparison with the LFS. However, some conclusions on general trends in absence from the employer sources are given.
Descriptores (primarios) Reino Unido; absentismo por enfermedad; documentación de seguridad y salud; bases de datos automatizadas
Descriptores (secundarios) análisis comparativo; valoración estadística; fiabilidad; instituciones publicas de prevencion; investigación; informe
Tipo de documento E - Libros, informes, actas
País / Estado o ProvinciaReino Unido
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Estadísticas
Broad subject area(s) Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Navegación por categoria(s) Epidemiology
Workers' compensation