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Table 2 Logistics regression with BMI change as dependent variable

From: Psychosocial work environment factors and weight change: a prospective study among Danish health care workers

   Women Men
   Unadjusted Mutually adjusteda Unadjusted Mutually adjusteda
Variable Response OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Quality of leadership BMI gain 0.98 0.94-1.02 . . 1.27 0.96-1.69 1.29 0.96-1.73
  BMI loss 1.00 0.94-1.07 . . 1.48 1.00-2.19 1.55 1.02-2.36
Influence at work BMI gain 1.01 0.96-1.05 . . 1.17 0.90-1.52 . .
  BMI loss 0.99 0.93-1.06 . . 1.14 0.77-1.67 . .
Meaning of work BMI gain 1.02 0.95-1.09 . . 1.10 0.75-1.62 . .
  BMI loss 1.07 0.97-1.19 . . 1.95 1.04-3.66 . .
Workload BMI gain 0.99 0.95-1.04 . . 1.03 0.79-1.34 . .
  BMI loss 0.97 0.91-1.03 . . 0.75 0.51-1.12 . .
Work pace BMI gain 1.01 0.97-1.06 . . 1.19 0.89-1.59 . .
  BMI loss 0.94 0.87-1.01 . . 0.80 0.53-1.20 . .
Commitment BMI gain 0.97 0.92-1.02 . . 1.07 0.78-1.45 . .
  BMI loss 0.95 0.88-1.03 . . 1.63 0.98-2.71 . .
Role clarity BMI gain 1.03 0.97-1.10 1.09 1.02-1.17 0.99 0.71-1.38 . .
  BMI loss 1.11 1.00-1.22 1.14 1.03-1.27 1.97 1.03-3.79 . .
Role conflicts BMI gain 1.13 1.06-1.19 1.13 1.06-1.21 1.00 0.74-1.35 . .
  BMI loss 1.02 0.93-1.11 1.04 0.94-1.14 0.84 0.54-1.31 . .
Predictability BMI gain 0.97 0.93-1.02 . . 1.02 0.76-1.38 . .
  BMI loss 1.04 0.97-1.12 . . 1.37 0.86-2.17 . .
Working hours BMI gain 1.04 0.86-1.26 . . 0.54 0.12-2.55 . .
  BMI loss 1.14 0.94-1.38 . . 1.27 0.24-6.66 . .
Covariates          
Age BMI gain 0.71 0.64-0.78 0.71 0.64-0.79 0.92 0.49-1.71 . .
  BMI loss 0.85 0.73-0.99 0.85 0.72-1.01 0.70 0.31-1.59 . .
Cohabitation BMI gain 1.29 1.04-1.62 1.33 1.06-1.68 1.53 0.45-5.19 . .
  BMI loss 0.86 0.59-1.25 0.79 0.53-1.17 0.66 0.08-5.60 . .
Work position:          
Managers BMI gain 0.76 0.52-1.11 . . 3.33 1.03-10.75 . .
  BMI loss 0.78 0.44-1.36 . . 0.74 0.14-4.02 . .
Othersb BMI gain 0.92 0.67-1.28 . . 0.79 0.14-4.29 . .
  BMI loss 0.62 0.35-1.10 . . 0.39 0.04-3.52 . .
Seniority BMI gain 0.98 0.97-1.01 . . 1.01 0.95-1.08 . .
  BMI loss 1.00 0.99-1.02 . . 0.92 0.79-1.07 . .
Physical demands BMI gain 1.02 0.93-1.12 . . 0.97 0.62-1.52 . .
  BMI loss 0.92 0.80-1.06 . . 0.68 0.34-1.36 . .
  1. a Significant predictors after backwards elimination.
  2. b E.g. janitors, cleaners, secretaries.
  3. [OR = odds ratio; 95% CI = confidence intervals].
  4. Significant results are presented in boldface.