The short sickness absences of substitutes in the health and social services sector have stabilised regardless of the pandemic. View the duration of the short sickness absences of substitutes and permanent employees in the health and social services sector and the distribution of the absences according to age and gender at annual level.
DescriptionThe extensive, anonymised and masked longitudinal materials from employers and occupational health care organizations were collected from the Kokkola and Jakobstad areas in 2017–2020. All in all, 37,122 pieces of data on absences in the health and social services sector were available, 2,840 of which were relates to substitutes’ periods of absence. The data covers the various areas of health and social service production from support services to health and medical care services.
What the indicators describeThe graphs present the duration of the short sickness absences of substitutes and permanent employees in the health and social services sector and the distribution of the absences according to age group and gender. The data can be viewed at the annual level and sorted according to gender, age group and duration of absence by clicking on the descriptors. The data reveals the reduced short sickness absences of permanent employees in 2020 in proportion to person-years, for example.
The materials are collected and managed in the LYHTY project aimed to prevent short absences. The project, funded by the European Social Fund and the Finnish Work Environment Fund and executed by Centria University of Applied Sciences, will end 31 December 2021.