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Table 5 Associations between the Components of Occupational Correlates and Smoking Behavior in Occasional Smokers: Odds Ratios (ORs) and 95% Confidence Intervals (CIs) from Multilevel Logistic Regression Models among 2508 Blue-collar and Service Workers Employed in Hospitality Venues in Shenyang, China, 2008

From: Patterns of smoking and its association with psychosocial work conditions among blue-collar and service employees of hospitality venues in Shenyang, PR China

Characteristics N of participants N(%) of Occasional smokers Odds ratios (95% CI) for occasional smoking, adjusted for
    None A* B* C*
Job demands       
   Quartile 1 (L) 859 220(33.5) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Quartile 2 455 113(17.2) 1.08(0.82-1.43) 1.22(0.93-1.59) 1.16(0.81-1.68) 1.17(0.81-1.69)
   Quartile 3 669 189(28.8) 1.30(0.98-1.74) 1.27(0.90-1.78) 1.19(0.86-1.64) 1.18(0.86-1.63)
   Quartile 4 (H) 513 134(20.4) 1.23(0.95-1.60) 1.41(0.97-2.05) 1.31(0.92-1.87) 1.32(0.93-1.88)
Job control       
   Quartile 4 (H) 494 142(21.6) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Quartile 3 580 148(22.6) 1.11(0.87-1.42) 0.99(0.75-1.31) 0.90(0.62-1.31) 0.91(0.62-1.32)
   Quartile 2 626 168(25.6) 1.14(0.89-1.46) 1.05(0.77-1.44) 0.92(0.64-1.33) 0.93(0.65-1.34)
   Quartile 1 (L) 796 198(30.2) 1.00(0.76-1.31) 1.16(0.83-1.61) 1.03(0.73-1.47) 1.02(0.72-1.48)
Job strain       
   Relaxed jobs 455 121(18.4) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Active jobs 575 169(25.8) 1.19(0.94-1.50) 0.99(0.71-1.38) 1.02(0.70-1.49) 1.02(0.69-1.50)
   Passive jobs 906 212(32.3) 0.98(0.72-1.34) 0.78(0.55-1.09) 0.92(0.64-1.33) 0.93(0.64-1.34)
   Strain jobs 560 154(23.5) 1.27(0.93-1.74) 1.14(0.79-1.66) 1.26(0.58-1.87) 1.26(0.84-1.88)
Job stability       
   Stable 615 146(22.3) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Maybe stable 952 240(36.6) 1.22(0.95-1.56) 1.65(1.24-2.18) 1.67(1.20-2.30) 1.66(1.20-2.31)
   Unstable 929 270(41.1) 1.70(1.22-2.37) 2.40(1.70-3.37) 2.25(1.62-3.12) 2.25(1.61-3.13)
  1. Notes: A* odds ratios are adjusted for all demographic characteristics; B* in addition to demographic characteristics, odds ratios are adjusted for the interpersonal factors; C* odds ratios are adjusted for all background covariates; L = low; H = high.