Table 1 Incidence of medically certified sick leave episodes of more than seven days and of disability pension by baseline characteristics in men and women aged 16 to 49 years at baseline
Baseline characteristicNo of participantsIncidence of sick leave in 1985Incidence of disability pension between 1986 and 1996
No of cases%No of casesRate per 10 000 person years
Age group, years
    16–1922 9672 2369.726110.4
    20–2951 7629 67618.71 58828.3
    30–3956 09210 60419.03 89465.4
    40–4945 8088 90419.46 797145.7
Sex
    Men90 58813 94815.44 95151.2
    Women86 04117 50820.47 58983.7
Marital status
    Married79 09914 32318.17 08385.0
    Other97 53017 13317.65 45752.4
All176 62931 45617.812 54066.9