Table 4

Employment continuum at follow-up in association with health status at follow-up (n = 3755).

Employment continuum at T2

Depression OR (95% CI)

Anxiety OR (95% CI)

Poor physical health OR (95% CI)


0 adverse conditions

1.00

1.00

1.00

1 adverse conditions

2.03 (1.56-2.63)**

1.64 (1.30-2.07)**

1.57 (1.22-2.02)**

2 adverse conditions

2.58 (1.87-3.56)**

2.45 (1.83-3.29)**

1.25 (.89-1.76)

3 adverse conditions

5.24 (3.08-9.57)**

3.23 (1.87-5.59)**

1.91 (1.06-3.42)*

Unemployed

4.12 (2.34-7.27)**

2.16 (1.21-3.86)**

2.95 (1.71-5.09)**


Notes. Calculated using Logistic Regression. Imputed data used for calculations. * Significance <.05, ** Significance <.001. The model shown was adjusted for baseline employment and health status age group, gender, education, marital status, financial problems, negative affectivity (behavioural inhibition), serious injury/illness/assault, death of a close family relative and relationship problems.

Leach et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:621   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-621

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