Table 1.

Study participants

IDSexAge, yearsTIA and/or strokeTime since TIA/stroke, yearsImpairmentsEmployment before strokeEmployment after stroke
Physical (visible)Non-physical (invisible)Working timeJob typeaWorking timeJob typea
P1MNot disclosedTIA30+Full time4. Small employers and own account workersFull time4. Small employers and own account workers
P2M55Stroke2++Full time4. Small employers and own account workersPart timeVolunteer work
P3M51Stroke1+Full time3. National government administrative occupationsNot workingNot working
P4MNot disclosedTIA7+Full time2. Laboratory techniciansFull time2. Laboratory technicians
P5F65TIA + stroke8++Full time3. National government administrative occupationsPart time3. National government administrative occupations
P6M50TIA + stroke0++Full time5. Plumbers and heating and ventilating engineersNot workingNot working
P7M58TIA2+Full time1.2 Chemical scientistsFull time1.2 Chemical scientists
P8M60Stroke4+Full time2. Managers and proprietors in other servicesNot workingNot working
Carer’s relationship with stroke survivor
C1FWife of P1
C2FWife of P6
SexProfessionWork details
OT1FOccupational therapistSpecialised neurorehabilitation centre
OT2FOccupational therapistLocal community neurorehabilitation service
GP1MGPPractice of 11 000 patients
GP2MGPPractice of 8000 patients
EMEmployer representative>500 staff
CC1MClinical commissionerMental health
CC2MClinical commissionerOccupational health — stroke services
CC3MClinical commissionerHeart and stroke medicine
  • a Job type classification according to the SOC2010 and NS-SEC Occupation coding tool.16 ID = identifier. P = patient. TIA = transient ischaemic attack.