APH 2008, 66, 26-34:

A literature review on sick leave frequency determinants of the past decades

WGM Beemsterboer, JW Groothoff, FJN Nijhuis

Keywords: review, sick leave frequency, determinants

Objectives: A literature review on relevant sick leave frequency determinants during the past decades was performed.

Methods: The literature review referred to national and international studies on sick leave fre-quency determinants.

Results: During the past decades, in research literature, a broad range of sick leave frequency determinants was mentioned in a highly consistent pattern.

Conclusion: Over the past decades sick leave frequency was influenced by a broad range of similar determinants.