Table 3

Mean annual sickness absence and disability pension (SADP) days combined according to diagnostic category and adjusted incidence rate ratio (IRR) for SADP days in caregivers compared with controls

Diagnostic categoryControl
Mean annual days (95% CI)
Caregiver
Mean annual days (95% CI)
IRR* (95% CI)
C00–D48 Cancer1.6 (1.4 to 1.8)1.5 (1.2 to 1.7)0.93 (0.77 to 1.13)
F00–F99 Mental disorders, all4.0 (3.8 to 4.3)7.2 (6.7 to 7.8)1.58 (1.42 to 1.75)
 F20–F29 Schizophrenia, schizotypal and delusional disorders0.3 (0.2 to 0.4)0.3 (0.2 to 0.4)0.66 (0.40 to 1.10)
 F30–F39 Mood disorders2.8 (2.6 to 3.0)5.3 (4.8 to 5.8)1.68 (1.48 to 1.90)
 F32–F34 Depressive disorders2.5 (2.3 to 2.7)5.0 (4.5 to 5.4)1.76 (1.55 to 2.00)
 F40–F48 Neurotic, stress-related and somatoform disorders0.6 (0.5 to 0.7)1.3 (1.1 to 1.4)2.08 (1.76 to 2.46)
G00–G99 Neurological diseases1.2 (1.0 to 1.3)1.2 (1.0 to 1.4)1.00 (0.80 to 1.24)
I00–I99 Cardiovascular diseases1.0 (0.9 to 1.1)1.2 (0.9 to 1.4)1.09 (0.86 to 1.38)
J00–J99 Respiratory diseases0.4 (0.3 to 0.5)0.5 (0.4 to 0.6)1.13 (0.84 to 1.52)
M00–M99 Musculoskeletal diseases, all7.0 (6.7 to 7.4)7.8 (7.2 to 8.3)1.05 (0.96 to 1.14)
 M15–M19 Arthrosis1.8 (1.6 to 2.0)2.1 (1.8 to 2.5)1.15 (0.97 to 1.37)
 M40–M54 Back disorders2.9 (2.7 to 3.1)3.2 (2.8 to 3.5)1.03 (0.90 to 1.18)
S00–Y98 External causes1.7 (1.6 to 1.9)1.8 (1.6 to 2.0)0.99 (0.86 to 1.13)
Other1.5 (1.4 to 1.6)2.0 (1.8 to 2.2)1.24 (1.08 to 1.42)
  • *Adjusted for sex, age, education years, total income, occupational class, degree of urbanisation.