Sickness absence in gender-equal companies A register study at organizational level

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p548
Academic Journal
The article presents a study evaluating the impact of gender equality on health at organizational level by using the Organizational Gender Gap Index or OGGI, which is constructed on the basis of six variables accessible in Swedish official registers. The study found that the differences between men and women in this measure were smaller in gender-equal companies, even though employees at gender-equal companies had more days on sickness benefit.


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