Table 3

Poor mental health at T2 in relation to dynamics of stressful experience at work Multivariate logistic regression analysis (odds ratios (OR), 95% confidence intervals (CI))

men (N = 836): OR$ (95% CI)


depression

anxiety

somatisation

chronic fatigue

psychotropic


Effort-reward imbalance1

***

**

**

**

**

T1 yes-T2 no

1.2 (0.5–2.9)

0.8 (0.3–2.1)

1.5 (0.7–3.4)

1.4 (0.7–3.1)

1.5 (0.6–4.1)

T1 no-T2 yes

4.6 (2.3–9.2)

3.7 (1.7–7.8)

4.1 (2.0–8.5)

3.4 (1.7–6.7)

3.2 (1.5–7.0)

T1 yes-T2 yes

2.8 (1.3–5.7)

2.3 (1.1–4.8)

2.0 (0.9–4.4)

1.8 (0.9–3.6)

3.4 (1.5–7.7)

Overcommitment

**

**

*

n.s.

n.s.

yes

2.4 (1.4–4.1)

2.5 (1.5–4.4)

1.8 (1.1–3.1)

1.2 (0.8–2.0)

1.1 (0.6–2.1)

women (N = 700): OR$ (95% CI)


depression

anxiety

somatisation

chronic fatigue

psychotropic


Effort-reward imbalance1

***

**

**

***

*

T1 yes-T2 no

1.3 (0.5–3.2)

1.1 (0.4–3.1)

1.6 (0.5–4.5)

1.2 (0.5–3.1)

1.0 (0.3–3.0)

T1 no- T2 yes

3.2 (1.6–6.4)

2.3 (1.1–4.8)

3.5 (1.7–7.2)

2.0 (0.9–4.1)

2.7 (1.3–5.6)

T 1 yes-T2 yes

4.6 (2.3–9.0)

4.5 (2.1–9.8)

3.6 (1.6–8.2)

7.1 (3.4–14.5)

1.4 (0.5–3.5)

Overcommitment

*

n.s.

n.s.

n.s.

n.s

yes

1.8 (1.0–3.0)

1.6 (0.9–2.9)

0.8 (0.4–1.4)

1.1 (0.6–2.0)

1.4 (0.7–2.6)


1reference group: effort-reward imbalance T1 0, T2 0 : OR = 1.0

$ adjusted for age, education, threat from global economy, job dissatisfaction, workplace instability

* p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001

Godin et al. BMC Public Health 2005 5:67   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-5-67

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