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Table 3 Effects of adjustment for educational level, stress, type of work, lifestyle factors and risk for CHD on the association between gender and sick leave

From: The influence of lifestyle and gender on sickness absence in Brazilian workers

  1-9 days sick leave 10 or more days sick leave
OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Model 1: gender 1.17 0.97-1.42 1.70* 1.34-2.17
Model 2: model 1+ type of work 1.22 0.99-1.52 1.43* 1.09-1.87
Model 3: model 1 + educational level 1.12 0.92-1.35 1.57* 1.23-2.02
Model 4: model 1 + CHDb risk 1.13 0.89-1.42 1.64* 1.21-2.22
Model 5: model 1 + stress 1.15 0.95-1.39 1.66* 1.30-2.12
Model 6: model 1 + lifestylea 1.15 0.95-1.40 1.71* 1.34-2.20
Model 7: all variables 1.11 0.84-1.47 1.31 0.93-1.85
  1. Reference category: no sick leave.
  2. Reference category: male.
  3. aLifestyle-related factors: overweight, obesity, physical activity, smoking.
  4. b10-year absolute risk for coronary heart disease based on the Framingham equation.
  5. *p < 0,05.
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