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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of all the included sickness absence (SA) spells due to M17

From: Predicting the duration of sickness absence due to knee osteoarthritis: a prognostic model developed in a population-based cohort in Sweden

Characteristics Number (%)
Total number of SA spells 12,098 (100)
Total number of unique individuals 10,656 (100)
Individuals with more than one such SA spell 1280 (12)
Duration of the SA spell
  >14 and ≤ 90 days 5707 (47)
  >90 days 6391 (53)
  >180 days 2578 (21)
  >365 days 922 (8)
  >999 days 197 (2)
Situation at end of SA spell
  Death 18 (0)
  Disability pension 190 (2)
  The individual was > 65 years old 286 (2)
  Emigrated from Sweden < 8 (0)
  Return to work or other reason 11,601 (96)