TITLE

Income and education as predictors of return to working life among younger stroke patients

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p742
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study conducted on examining whether income and education were predictors of return to work after a first stroke among persons aged 40-59. It mentions that first stroke survivals, who were discharged from a hospital in 1996-2000 and who had received income from work during the year prior to the stroke were sampled from the Swedish national register of in-patient care. It reports that higher income and education were associated with higher probability of returning to work.
ACCESSION #
67070788

 

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