Table 2

Demographic characteristics of the study population and likelihood of reporting to work

Characteristic

n(%)*

Mean likelihood of working score

Bivariate OR (95% CI)

Multivariate OR (95% CI) §


Age

16–30

180 (17.5)

57.2

Reference

Reference

31–40

253 (24.6)

51.8

0.5 (0.2 – 0.9)

0.7 (0.3 – 1.4)

41–50

331 (32.1)

61.1

1.5 (0.9 – 2.6)

2.3 (1.2 – 4.4)

51+

266 (25.8)

64.7

1.8 (1.0 – 3.0)

1.8 (0.9 – 3.5)

Gender

Male

323 (31.5)

64.7

Reference

Reference

Female

704 (68.5)

56.4

0.6 (0.4 – 0.9)

1.0 (0.7 – 1.6)

Job Category

Doctor

122 (11.8)

67.0

Reference

Reference

Nurse

134 (13.0)

49.3

0.3 (0.1 – 0.7)

0.3 (0.1 – 0.8)

Professions Allied to Medicine (PAM)

149 (14.4)

60.7

1.0 (0.5 – 1.8)

1.0 (0.5 – 1.9)

Ancillary

179 (17.3)

49.0

0.5 (0.2 – 0.9)

0.5 (0.2 – 0.9)

Manager

151 (14.6)

63.5

1.0 (0.6 – 1.9)

0.8 (0.4 – 1.6)

GP

141 (13.7)

71.4

1.3 (0.7 – 2.4)

1.4 (0.7 – 2.8)

Community HCW

156 (15.1)

55.7

0.5 (0.2 – 0.9)

0.5 (0.2 – 0.9)

Living Arrangements

Live with children under 16

442 (43.1)

53.7

Reference

Reference

No children under 16

389 (38.0)

64.5

2.6 (1.7 – 3.9)

1.9 (0.9 – 4.3)

Live alone

101 (9.9)

69.2

4.4 (2.6 – 7.6)

3.7 (1.6 – 9.0)

Share with friends

28 (2.7)

64.5

4.4 (1.8 – 10.6)

4.7 (1.5 – 15.5)

With parents/relatives

65 (6.3)

47.8

0.2 (0.1 – 1.3)

0.2 (0.1 – 1.5)

Caring Role(s)

No children under 16 or elderly dependents

518 (50.2)

63.7

Reference

Reference

Children <16 and/or elderly dependents

514 (49.8)

54.4

0.4 (0.3 – 0.6)

0.8 (0.4 – 1.7)

Nature of Employment

Full Time

767 (74.7)

62.0

Reference

Reference

Part Time

260 (25.3)

50.5

0.4 (0.2 – 0.6)

0.4 (0.3 – 0.8)

All Respondents

1032 (100%)

59.3


* Percentages may not total 100 due to missing responses

§ Adjusted for Age, Gender, Job Category, Living Arrangements, Caring Role(s) and Nature of Employment

Damery et al. BMC Public Health 2009 9:142   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-142

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