Gender-equal sickness absence – are men and women assessed equally in the sicklisting process? (RiR 2019:19)
Women with mild or moderate mental ill health diagnoses are sicklisted 30 per cent more than men, despite being assessed as having the same level of disability and activity restriction. The Swedish National Audit Office’s audit shows that the sickness insurance system appears to be unable to achieve a consistent assessment of women and men.
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