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Work absence rates


Chart 1The incidence of work absences due to personal reasons and the resulting days lost increased steadily between 1997 and 2001.
Chart 2Work absence incidences and days lost are generally higher for women than men.
Chart 3Work days lost in the public sector have remained higher than for employees in the private sector, as have those of unionized workers vis-à-vis the non-unionized.
Chart 4In 2003, workers in the health care and social assistance industry lost the most time for personal reasons.

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