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Table 3 Characteristics of the sick-listed unemployed and temporary agency workers

From: Development and qualitative evaluation of an adapted return to work guideline for the sick-listed unemployed and temporary agency workers with minor psychological problems

Number Sex Age Unemployed worker/Temporary agency worker Duration of unemployment Diagnosis Work participation*
1 Female 34 Unemployed worker 1 month Adjustment disorder No
2 Female 48 Unemployed worker 11 months Adjustment disorder Yes
3 Male 40 Unemployed worker 11 months Adjustment disorder Yes
4 Female 39 Unemployed worker 8 months Adjustment disorders Yes
5 Male 52 Unemployed worker 13 months Minor depression Yes
6 Male 52 Unemployed worker 12 months Adjustment disorder Yes
7 Female 46 Unemployed worker 5 months Adjustment disorder No
8 Female 49 Unemployed worker 5 months Adjustment disorder No
9 Female 35 Unemployed worker 4 months Adjustment disorder No
10 Female 31 Temporary agency worker Not applicable Adjustment disorder Yes
11 Female 45 Temporary agency worker Not applicable Adjustment disorder No
12 Female 60 Unemployed worker 2 months Adjustment disorder No
13 Female 43 Temporary agency worker Not applicable Adjustment disorder No
14 Male 30 Temporary agency worker Not applicable Minor depression No
15 Male 44 Unemployed worker ? Adjustment disorder No
16 Male 40 Unemployed worker 16 months Adjustment disorder Yes
17 Female 57 Unemployed worker 12 months Adjustment disorder Yes
18 Female 58 Unemployed worker 2 days Adjustment disorder Yes
19 Male 62 Unemployed worker 9 months Adjustment disorder No
  1. * Work participation (return to work or able to work and no longer receiving sickness benefit) at follow up; 6 months after reporting sick.
  2. Our study covered the first two of the process phases, and in some cases a part of the third phase.