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Table 4 Consistency of reported productivity loss from presenteeism across the four periods by medical condition

From: Four-year review of presenteeism data among employees of a large United States health care system: a retrospective prevalence study

Medical condition κ statistic
No. Overall Unaffected, 0 min Affected, 0 min Affected, > 0 min
Type II diabetes 22 893 0.81 0.85 0.80 0.36
Hypertension (high blood pressure) 22 892 0.77 0.80 0.78 0.23
Asthma 22 893 0.74 0.80 0.72 0.36
Seizure disorders 22 893 0.73 0.76 0.72 0.38
Type I diabetes 22 893 0.69 0.78 0.64 0.50
Heart disease 22 892 0.61 0.64 0.61 0.29
Other metabolic disease (thyroid, kidney/renal, liver) 22 892 0.60 0.63 0.60 0.26
Autoimmune disease 22 891 0.58 0.66 0.55 0.40
Depression 22 893 0.54 0.62 0.51 0.35
Migraines or severe headaches 22 889 0.54 0.64 0.47 0.42
Mental illness 22 893 0.53 0.58 0.51 0.43
Arthritis 22 892 0.51 0.59 0.47 0.32
Any cancer 22 887 0.49 0.52 0.50 0.08
Cerebrovascular disease/stroke 22 892 0.46 0.47 0.48 0.12
Any allergies (including seasonal) 22 890 0.44 0.51 0.40 0.28
Pulmonary disease 22 893 0.44 0.47 0.46 0.11
General anxiety 22 893 0.42 0.49 0.37 0.33
Chronic back pain 22 891 0.40 0.48 0.33 0.32
Digestive disorder 22 892 0.39 0.43 0.36 0.32
Peripheral vascular disease 22 893 0.34 0.38 0.31 0.20
Neck pain 22 890 0.32 0.39 0.28 0.23
Respiratory (chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or sinusitis) 22 893 0.28 0.31 0.26 0.20
  1. Data are presented in descending order of overall κ
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