Labor participation among patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, 04/26/2012

People with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in the Netherlands are as often employed as the general population, but among some gender/age categories fewer people work fulltime. Besides sociodemographic and illness characteristics, the perception of personal control over the illness explains differences in the number of hours worked. Strengthening IBD patients' control perceptions deserves attention.

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