Le principali patologie causa di assenza dal lavoro. Analisi della banco dati INPS

Translated title of the contribution: The main illnesses causing absence from work. Analysis of the INPS data bank

Norma Barbini, G. G. Beretta, M. P. Minnucci, M. Andreani

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Abstract

Understanding the reasons which underlie absence from work due to illness can allow us to prevent harmful events, either in private life or professional activity, which represent a risk for the health of workers and can reduce their personal and professional capacities. Objectives. To describe the frequency of illness in a population of workers employed by the Marche region, showing: the most common pathological events, their length and the differences in occurrence linked to gender and age of the workers. Materials and methods. We analyzed the Marche Region INPS data bank regarding medical certificates presented by workers for the years 1999 and 2000. These medical certificates were registered by the Institute according to the nosological code (ICD-9-CM classification), length of illness, gender and age of workers. Results. The incidence of illness in the specified two years decreases in the second year of observation passing from 0.67 to 0.64. The number of certificates for the two years is similar for males but increases significantly for females ((p

Translated title of the contributionThe main illnesses causing absence from work. Analysis of the INPS data bank
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)14-19
Number of pages6
JournalGiornale Italiano di Medicina del Lavoro ed Ergonomia
Volume28
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Rehabilitation

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