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Project: Prevalence and modifying factors of sickness absence among health care workers

project duration
01-JAN-05 – 31-OCT-07
abstract
Beside making a description of prevalence of sickness absence in Flemish hopitals this study has the aim to find possible modifying factors (antecedents) of sickness behaviour among health care workers. This study is based on the Job Demand-Control-Support model of Robert Karasek. Fort this purpose data from 8142 employees of 11 Belgian hostpitals are gathered (responsrate of 52 %).