A monthly sickness absence series for Britain, 1971-1984

Tim Barmby, Marco Ercolani, John Treble

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


The General Household Surveys are used to construct monthly, quarterly and annual sickness absence series for British full-time workers in 1971-1984. We find a downward trend in absenteeism over the period and a seasonal pattern with absenteeism being highest during January/February and lowest during the middle months of the year. ; Absence from work; Absenteeism; Illness
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 1997


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