Table 5

The odds of having unfavourable psychosocial work factor / general health scores among eldercare workers
3-9 short spells 3-9 short spells 2-13 mixed spells 2-13 mixed spells 1-3 long spells 1-3 long spells
OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) * OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) * OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) * p-value #
Demand
  Work pace 1.26 (1.0 -1.6) 1.28 (1.0 - 1.6) 1.51 (1.2 - 1.9) 1.52 (1.0 - 2.2) 2.10 (1.4 - 3.0) 2.24 (1.4 - 3.7) 0.01
 Eemotional 1.32 (1.1 - 1.7) 1.32 (1.0 - 1.7) 1.40 (1.1 - 1.7) 1.62 (1.1 - 2.5) 1.27 (0.9 - 1.8) 1.37 (0.8 - 2.3) 0.07
 Hhiding emotions 1.40 (1.1 - 1.8) 1.21 (0.9 - 1.6) 1.55 (1.2 - 1.20) 0.97 (0.6 - 1.5) 2.15 (1.5 - 3.1) 1.42 (0.8 - 2.4) 0.19
Physical work load 1.52 (1.2 - 1.9) 1.29 (1.0 - 1.7) 1.51 (1.2 - 1.9) 1.20 (0.8 - 1.8) 1.36 (0.9 - 2.0) 1.16 (0.7 - 1.9) 0.26
Influence 1.28 (1.0 - 1.6) 1.01 (0.8 - 1.3) 1.51 (1.2 - 1.8) 1.19 (0.8 - 1.7) 1.29 (0.9 - 1.8) 1.13 (0.7 - 1.8) 0.83
Meaning of work 1.33 (1.1 - 1.7) 1.11 (0.9 - 1.4) 1.43 (1.2 - 1.8) 1.03 (0.7 - 1.5) 1.14 (0.8 - 1.6) 0.81 (0.5 - 1.3) 0.54
Commitment to the workplace 1.46 (1.2 - 1.8) 1.17 (0.9 - 1.5) 1.67 (1.3 - 2.1) 1.28 (0.9 - 1.9) 1.50 (1.0 - 2.1) 1.19 (0.7 - 1.9) 0.52
Role conflict 1.54 (1.2 - 1.9) 1.50 (1.2 - 1.9) 1.43 (1.2 - 1.7) 1.25 (0.9 - 1.8) 1.25 (0.9 - 1.8) 1.05 (0.7 - 1.7) 0.01
Quality of leadership 1.27 (1.0 - 1.6) 1.17 (0.9 - 1.5) 1.56 (1.3 - 1.9) 1.38 (0.9 - 2.0) 1.56 (1.3 - 1.9) 1.77 (1.1 - 2.9) 0.11
Bullying
 Aat least from time to time 1.46 (1.1 - 2.0) 1.29 (0.9 - 1.8) 1.68 (1.3 - 2.2) 1.14 (0.7 - 2.0) 2.27 (1.5 - 3.5) 1.39 (0.7 - 2.6) 0.41
Threats of violence
 Aat least from time to time 1.45 (1.2 - 1.8) 1.17 (0.9 - 1.5) 1.34 (1.1 - 1.7) 1.19 (0.8 - 1.8) 1.37 (1.0 - 1.9) 1.28 (0.8 - 2.1) 0.55
General health
 Ffair-poor 1.84 (1.3 - 2.5) 1.56 (1.1 - 2.3) 2.98 (2.2 - 4.0) 1.29 (0.7 - 2.2) 4.97 (3.3 - 7.4) 2.10 (1.1 - 3.9) 0.01

The odds of having unfavourable psychosocial work factor/general health scores with different sick leave patterns compared with 0-2 short spells.

* Adjusted for age, gender, occupation, total sick leave days # Wald-test for overall difference in work factor score bestween sick leave patterns.

Stapelfeldt et al.

Stapelfeldt et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:578   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-578

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