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Characteristics associated with non-disclosure of Type 2 diabetes at work

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@article{6a51e86f205f412ab8022f9b6842816f,
title = "Characteristics associated with non-disclosure of Type 2 diabetes at work",
abstract = "AIM: To explore factors associated with non-disclosure of Type 2 diabetes to employers among Danish workers with Type 2 diabetes.METHODS: A total of 705 workers with Type 2 diabetes completed a Danish cross-sectional survey. Logistic regression models were used to estimate the associations between background characteristics and probability of non-disclosure of diabetes to the employer. The models were mutually adjusted for background characteristics, socioeconomic-, diabetes- and work-related factors.RESULTS: Among the participants, 23{\%} had not disclosed their Type 2 diabetes to their current employer. Non-disclosure was associated with more sickness absence, more years with diabetes, greater use of diabetic medication, higher educational level and a perception of not being respected by superior. Personal traits such as gender, age and well-being were not associated with disclosure.CONCLUSIONS: Among the feasible targets for interventions, good psychosocial work environment was associated with disclosure.",
keywords = "Journal Article",
author = "K Olesen and B Cleal and Timothy Skinner and I Willaing",
note = "{\circledC} 2017 Diabetes UK.",
year = "2017",
month = "8",
doi = "10.1111/dme.13386",
language = "English",
pages = "1116--1119",
journal = "Diabet Med",
issn = "0742-3071",
publisher = "Wiley",

}

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Characteristics associated with non-disclosure of Type 2 diabetes at work

AU - Olesen, K

AU - Cleal, B

AU - Skinner, Timothy

AU - Willaing, I

N1 - © 2017 Diabetes UK.

PY - 2017/8

Y1 - 2017/8

N2 - AIM: To explore factors associated with non-disclosure of Type 2 diabetes to employers among Danish workers with Type 2 diabetes.METHODS: A total of 705 workers with Type 2 diabetes completed a Danish cross-sectional survey. Logistic regression models were used to estimate the associations between background characteristics and probability of non-disclosure of diabetes to the employer. The models were mutually adjusted for background characteristics, socioeconomic-, diabetes- and work-related factors.RESULTS: Among the participants, 23% had not disclosed their Type 2 diabetes to their current employer. Non-disclosure was associated with more sickness absence, more years with diabetes, greater use of diabetic medication, higher educational level and a perception of not being respected by superior. Personal traits such as gender, age and well-being were not associated with disclosure.CONCLUSIONS: Among the feasible targets for interventions, good psychosocial work environment was associated with disclosure.

AB - AIM: To explore factors associated with non-disclosure of Type 2 diabetes to employers among Danish workers with Type 2 diabetes.METHODS: A total of 705 workers with Type 2 diabetes completed a Danish cross-sectional survey. Logistic regression models were used to estimate the associations between background characteristics and probability of non-disclosure of diabetes to the employer. The models were mutually adjusted for background characteristics, socioeconomic-, diabetes- and work-related factors.RESULTS: Among the participants, 23% had not disclosed their Type 2 diabetes to their current employer. Non-disclosure was associated with more sickness absence, more years with diabetes, greater use of diabetic medication, higher educational level and a perception of not being respected by superior. Personal traits such as gender, age and well-being were not associated with disclosure.CONCLUSIONS: Among the feasible targets for interventions, good psychosocial work environment was associated with disclosure.

KW - Journal Article

U2 - 10.1111/dme.13386

DO - 10.1111/dme.13386

M3 - Journal article

SP - 1116

EP - 1119

JO - Diabet Med

JF - Diabet Med

SN - 0742-3071

ER -

ID: 50692142