10% sample of sickness absence reports

Scope and Content

Second sickness absence survey undertaken on Whitehall Study population in 1974. A 10 per cent sample of the reports were collected of Whitehall Study volunteers. The records are dated from 1 January 1964 to 31 December 1973, they are arranged alphabetically within each participating department. The forms contain name, date of birth, I.D. number, survey number and a record of sickness absence including the nature of the illness. The records have had the years underlined to indicate where the previous sickness reports collected in the first follow-up had included. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2030.