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Table 2 Risk ratios for layoff for depression by score for sense of coherence in 1854 Japanese workers in 2005-2007

From: Sense of coherence as a predictor of onset of depression among Japanese workers: a cohort study

Score for sense of coherence No. of participants Person-years No. of layoffs for depression Layoff rate per 1,000 person-years Model 1* Model 2† Model 3‡ Model 4§
Total sense of coherence         
   Low 954 1699.2 12 7.1 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
   High 900 1645.1 2 1.2 0.17 (0.04-0.76) 0.18 (0.04-0.79) 0.18 (0.04-0.79) 0.18 (0.04-0.81)
Meaningfulness         
   Low 873 1560.9 9 5.8 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
   High 981 1783.4 5 2.8 0.49 (0.17-1.47) 0.51 (0.17-1.53) 0.51 (0.17-1.52) 0.54 (0.18-1.63)
Manageability         
   Low 868 1552.1 8 5.2 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
   High 986 1792.2 6 3.3 0.64 (0.22-1.85) 0.64 (0.22-1.85) 0.65 (0.23-1.89) 0.66 (0.23-1.91)
Comprehensibility         
   Low 1012 1804.5 11 6.1 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
   High 842 1539.8 3 1.9 0.31 (0.09-1.10) 0.32 (0.09-1.15) 0.32 (0.09-1.14) 0.32 (0.09-1.15)
  1. *Adjusted for gender. †Adjusted for gender and age. ‡Adjusted for gender and administrative post. §Adjusted for gender and married status.