Reference: Elisabeth Framke, Jeppe Karl Sørensen, Kristina Alexanderson et al. Emotional demands at work and risk of long-term sickness absence in 1·5 million employees in Denmark: a prospective cohort study on effect modifiers. Lancet Public Health. 2021 Oct;6(10):e752-e759.

Contact information: Ida E. H. Madsen, ; Reiner Rugulies, ; Andreas Holtermann, (all affiliated at the National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark)

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Exposure: Influence at work as part of the psych social work environment.

Coverage: Occupational titles within The Danish version of ISCO-88

Job title and industry classification system: DISCO-88

Calendar period: 2000 and 2005

Measures of exposure: This JEM is constructed using data from “Danish Work Environment Cohort Study” collected by the Danish National Research Centre for the working environment. The JEM is based on four self-reported items: “Do you have a large degree of influence concerning your work?”,  “Do you have a say in choosing who you work with?”, “Can you influence the amount of work assigned to you?”, “Do you have any influence on what you do at work?” with a 5-scale response option: Always; Often; Sometimes; Seldom; Never/hardly ever. The scales are calculated as the mean score of the items. Higher scores indicate higher levels of influence at work.

Demographic dimensions: The JEM is sex-, age-, and period specific.