Table 4

Differential effects of re-employment on the probability to improve from poor to good quality of life and self-rated health among unemployed persons during 18 months follow-up for gender, age, and type of benefit (n=4308)
Good self-rated health adjusted model** OR (95% CI) Good quality of life adjusted model** OR (95% CI)
Total population 2.88 (2.37–3.50) 1.76 (1.54–2.02)
Gender
Men × Unemployed 1 1
Men × Re-employed 3.65 (2.60–5.12) 1.48 (1.22–1.79)
Women × Unemployed 0.82 (0.70–0.96) 1.17 (1.03–1.33)
Women × Re-employed 2.10 (1.62–2.71) 2.40 (1.97–2.94)
Age
18–34 years × Unemployed 1 1
18–34 years × Re-employed 3.07 (1.98–4.76) 1.96 (1.47 (2.61)
35–44 years × Unemployed 0.72 (0.58–0.90) 0.87 (0.72–1.04)
35–44 years × Re-employed 2.49 (1.71–3.63) 1.68 91.30–2.16)
45–54 years × Un-employed 0.83 (0.65–1.06) 0.93 (0.77–1.12)
45–54 years × Re-employed 2.17 (1.45–3.22) 1.66 (1.26–2.18)
55–65 years × Un-employed 0.98 (0.76–1.27) 1.81 (1.47–2.23)
55–65 years × Re-employed 2.07 (1.24–3.46) 2.00 (1.37–2.91)
Ethnicity
Un-employed × Non-native Dutch 1 1
Employed × Non-native Dutch 2.22(1.52–3.22) 1.44 (1.11–1.88)
Un-employed × Native Dutch 1.28 (1.06–1.50) 1.68 (1.46–1.93)
Employed × Native Dutch 4.01 (3.00–5.14) 3.15 (2.60–3.82)

**Adjusted for time, sex, age, education, ethnic background, parenthood, marital status, and type of benefit. OR, Odds ratio; CI, Confidence interval.

Carlier et al.

Carlier et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:503   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-503

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