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Table 4 Factors with significant (p ≤0.05) adjusted odds ratios (ORs) for recent suicidal thoughts among the resident and specialist physicians

From: A comparison of risk and protective factors related to suicide ideation among residents and specialists in academic medicine

Group Independent variables OR 95% CI p
Residents     
Work related factors Leadership .55 .32-.94 .029
Health related behaviour Sickness presenteeism 1.48 1.00-2.20 .051
Psychological distress Disengagement at work 2.74 1.00-7.47 .050
Specialists     
Work related factors Have been subjected to harassment 2.26 1.31-3.91 .003
Regular meetings to discuss demanding experiences at work .68 .50-.94 .024
Health related behaviour Sickness presenteeism 1.29 1.05-1.58 .016
Psychological distress Disengagement at work 2.90 1.75-4.80 <.001
  1. Multiple logistic regression with adjustment for socio-demographic factors; age, number of children and marital status.