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Table 1 Profile of participants F=Female, M = Male, Age = age in years in 2018

From: Assessment of long-term sickness absence: content and face validity of a new questionnaire based on qualitative data from nominal groups

Focus group numberGenderAgeDisease duration (months)Currently at work? (Y/N)Reintegration process started? (Y/N)Diagnosis (ICD-10) OR Professional expertise)
1F4143YPart-time work resumptionXIII
M3547NNVI
M6013NNII, XIII
M5124NNIV
M55/YNVI, XIII
2F48   Patient organisations
F32   Patient organisations
F56126NNXIII
M26   Patient organisations
F61   Kidney diseases
M72120NNI
M74   Pension
F50300NNV
3F5160YPart-time work resumptionXIII, VI
M48/YNVI
M29/NNV
M37/YPart-time work resumptionXI
M59108NNXIX
4M358NNV
M4011.5NNII
F602.5NNXIII
M5119NNV
5F645NNIX
F68/NNXIII
F59/YPart-time work resumptionII
M32/YNXVIII
M52108NNIV
M54/NNIX
F67/YNXI
  1. I infectious and parasitic diseases, II Neoplasms, III Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism, IV Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases, V Mental and behavioural disorders, VI Diseases of the nervous system, VII Diseases of the eye and adnexa, VIII Diseases of the ear and mastoid process, IX Diseases of the circulatory system, X Diseases of the respiratory system, XI Diseases of the digestive system, XII Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, XIII Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue, XIV Diseases of the genitourinary system, XV Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium, XVI conditions originating in the perinatal period, XVII Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities, XVIII Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not classified elsewhere, XIX Injury, poisoning and other consequences of external causes, XX External causes of morbidity and mortality, XXI Factors influencing health status and contact with health services, XXII Codes for special purposes