Report

Obesity and workplace absenteeism among older Australians

10 Nov 2005
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The high prevalence of obesity (almost 20 per cent) among Australian adults and the strong association between obesity and an increased risk of ill health, functional limitation and disability are well documented. This bulletin examines the relationship between obesity and absenteeism from work among the almost 10,000 employed men and women who participated in the 2001 National Health Survey.

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2005
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