Table 4– Costs of compensation for loss of income (CLI), compensation for functional impairment (CFI), and total costs (in CAD×103) according to selected health and socioeconomic factors, type of rehabilitation programme and employment status at re-evaluation
VariablesCLICFITotal costs
YWS
 <134.9 (11.4–85.9)4.5 (2.4–16.3)43.1 (23.5–106.4)
 ≥164.7 (44.6–159.8)15.0 (6.2–21.0)84.1 (55.9–180.7)
 p-value0.0080.0920.008
Asthma severity %
 ≥1871.7 (27.7–149.1)16.8 (10.5–23.0)95.6 (51.2–178.9)
 <1834.9 (24.6–43.9)3.4 (2.4–10.5)39.6 (29.8–51.4)
 p-value0.0090.0010.003
Age yrs
 ≥40100.4 (34.6–159.8)15.2 (4.5–21.3)108.9 (51.7–188.6)
 <4036.0 (11.7–58.9)11.1 (2.5–17.9)40.0 (26.2–70.7)
 p-value0.0030.8880.001
Marital status
 Married64.7 (33.2–152.7)15.2 (4.5–20.0)91.4 (40.4–175.4)
 Not married39.0 (20.7–84.3)13.3 (2.4–19.4)51.4 (29.1–108.7)
 p-value0.0460.3690.068
Revenue CAD
 <30,00037.9 (27.3–64.6)10.5 (2.5–18.6)49.5 (36.7–80.3)
 ≥30,00075.5 (20.3–149.1)15.2 (3.4–19.9)107.1 (33.6–173.7)
 p-value0.0690.4650.086
Income
 Low58.9 (31.5–145.6)25.2 (16.0–78.9)84.1 (37.1–207.3)
 Other55.1 (24.2–117.9)12.3 (2.5–17.8)66.8 (34.4–127.4)
 p-value0.8520.0050.528
Employees n
 <2040.9 (16.1–71.7)16.5 (11.9–20.2)51.4 (30.1–95.6)
 ≥2063.4 (32.2–144.4)9.8 (2.5–19.3)70.7 (36.9–177.2)
 p-value0.0530.1520.223
Type of rehabilitation programme
 No programme26.0 (9.2–54.8)7,98.2 (2.2–16.1)236.6 (20.4–62.9)8,10
 Programme without studies84.9 (57.5–148.3)79.6 (5.6–30.7)289.3 (70.8–171.4)8
 Programme with studies64.6 (40.9–130.7)919.6 (3.5–25.2)69.2 (55.6–154.6)10
 Help finding a new job#39.46.545.9
Employment status at re-evaluation
 Without job44.5 (25.8–101.6)1214.2 (2.2–20.9)54.4 (36.7–122.6)13
 Retraining#105.212.4107.1
 Retired127.5 (96.7–183.7)3, 5, 11, 1215.5 (7.9–31.6)180.7 (112.3–214.1)4, 6, 13
 Other employer40.9 (29.4–61.8)1, 5, 119.9 (2.5–17.3)47.5 (36.6–70.8)6
 Same employer9.5 (0.9–135.9)37.7 (2.7–14.7)20.6 (7.3–146.8)4
  • Data are presented as median (interquartile range). The difference is significant at a p<0.05 for the pairs numbered “1, 2, 3, 4” and at a p <0.01 for the pairs numbered “5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13”. YWS: years of exposure with symptoms before removal from exposure. #: no interquartile ranges are reported as n≤3.