INTRODUCTION In Denmark, a flex job scheme was introduced in 1998 in the expectation that more people could remain in the workforce despite a reduced working capacity. The aim of this study was to characterise the group that did not obtain a flex job after having been included in the flex job scheme. MATERIAL AND METHODS Persons included in the flex job scheme from 1 January 2001 to 30 March 2008 were identified via the Ministry of Employment’s DREAM register. Data were linked to Statistics Denmark and The Danish National Patient Registry. Among the individuals who did not obtain employm...