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Table 3 Multinomial logistic regression results with K6 category as the dependent variable and K6 score of low psychological distress as the reference category

From: Interacting with the public as a risk factor for employee psychological distress

    95% CI  
K6 Category OR Lower Bound Upper Bound Sig.
Moderate Distress Gender     
  Male 0.97 0.90 1.04 0.369
  Female Reference Category  
  Age 0.98 0.98 0.98 .000
  Marital Status     
  Married or cohabitating 0.79 0.73 0.86 < 0.001
  Separated 1.43 1.19 1.71 < 0.001
  Divorced 1.03 0.89 1.20 0.682
  Widowed 0.36 0.82 1.72 0.355
  Never Married Reference category  
  Education     
  < year 10 2.12 1.63 2.76 < 0.001
  Year 10 1.29 1.11 1.50 0.001
  Year 12 1.28 1.11 1.47 0.001
  Some tertiary 1.26 1.11 1.42 < 0.001
  Degree graduate 1.21 1.06 1.38 0.004
  Post graduate degree Reference category  
  Customer contact     
  Customer contact = Yes 1.13 1.05 1.21 0.002
  Customer contact = No Reference category .
High Distress Gender     
  Male 0.91 0.81 1.03 0.146
  Female Reference category  
  Age 0.98 0.98 0.98 .000
  Marital Status     
  Married or cohabitating 0.65 0.56 0.75 < 0.001
  Separated 2.08 1.63 2.67 < 0.001
  Divorced 0.95 0.74 1.22 0.701
  Widowed 0.82 0.41 1.61 0.560
  Never Married Reference category  
  Education     
  < year 10 2.54 1.63 3.98 < 0.001
  Year 10 1.98 1.52 2.58 < 0.001
  Year 12 1.50 1.16 1.95 0.002
  Some tertiary 1.59 1.26 2.01 < 0.001
  Degree graduate 1.14 0.89 1.47 0.298
  Post graduate degree Reference category  
  Customer contact     
  Customer contact = Yes 1.33 1.17 1.51 < 0.001
  Customer contact = No Reference category .