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Table 1 Characteristics of frequent attender 10% (FA10), high cost 10% (HC10) and patients in both categories (FAHC) compared with non-frequent attender and non-high cost users (non-FAHC), N = 31,960

From: High cost or frequent attender – both spend resources, but are they linked to work disability? A cohort study from occupational health primary care in Finland

 FA10
n = 3617
HC10
n = 3449
FAHC
n = 2361
non-FAHC
n = 27,255
Characteristicsn%n%n%n%
Sex
 Male18115016224711204715,99459
 Female18065018275312415311,26141
Age
 18–34840236541950522815830
 35–44908258282458925650224
 45–549832710323066628728827
 55–68886259352760126530719
Company size
 0–10227630491396385114
 11–50862248612454723773528
 51–25011113110543175632675225
  > 25014173912303691939891733
Professionals visited in 2015 *
 Doctor36091003436100235810024,79091
 Nurse206857151244129055780429
 Physiotherapist consultation14894110733193139272610
 Psychologist consultation2326274818687373
 Specialist consultation90125998297133019397
OH collaborative negotiation
 No32949131509121058927,03299
 Yes32392999256112231
Permanent disability pension (2016–2017)491522432960
Industry
 Manufacturing13983910703186437830431
 Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles3139358101988305411
 Professional, scientific and technical activities18351936123516106
 Public administration and defense; compulsory social security3461030592311020437
 Human health and social work activities43312417122941224619
 Others9442611063265128978336
  1. The results of the study are presented according to the latest industry classification system from 2008 that is based on the Statistical classification of economic activities (NACE Rev. 2)
  2. *A patient might have visited more than one professional