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Table 4 Socio-demographic and smoking adjusted associations of non-psychosocial work condition variables with poor self-reported health status and self-reported chronic condition.

From: A comparison between the effort-reward imbalance and demand control models

Variable Chronic SRHS
Sector   
Non-Sawmill 1.00 1.00
Sawmill 1.09 1.57**
Current Occupational Category   
Manager 1.00 1.00
Trades 1.30 1.08
Unskilled 0.89 1.26
Unemployment History   
1 episode< 1 year 1.00 1.00
1 episode > 1 year 1.19 1.12
2 episodes or more <1 year 1.01 0.88
2 episodes or more >1 year 1.21 1.22
  1. *p = 0.05–0.01; **p = < 0.01