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Table 4 Factors influencing the probability of having a mental disorder among males (N = 2,371)

From: Do teachers have more health problems? Results from a French cross-sectional survey

Factors Major Depressive Episode (MDE) Anxiety disorder CAGE ≥ 2
  Lifetime One year Lifetime One year Lifetime One year
  OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Sociodemographic features
   Age             
20 – 39 years 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
40 – 49 years 1.97 1.40–2.77*** 1.73 0.99–2.98 3.54 2.03–6.18*** 2.28 1.06–4.91* 2.68 1.72–4.17*** 1.88 0.54–6.63
≥ 50 years 1.34 0.89–2.02 0.60 0.29–1.22 3.99 2.07–7.70*** 1.68 0.62–4.56 2.72 1.62–4.56*** 0.78 0.16–3.76
   Marital status             
Married or living with someone 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
Single 1.81 1.30–2.50*** 1.35 0.78–2.34 2.03 1.21–3.42** 2.64 1.35–5.18** 1.24 0.80–1.93 2.57 0.90–7.35
Separated or divorced 1.65 1.08–2.52* 1.15 0.55–2.41 1.59 0.84–3.02 1.19 0.40–3.50 0.62 0.31–1.23 0.52 0.07–4.14
Widowed 1.42 0.28–7.07 5.99 1.08–33.3* 4.18 0.75–23.35 0.00 - 0.36 0.02–7.60 0.00 -
   Educational level             
Lower than Baccalaureate degree 0.58 0.38–0.87** 0.92 0.46–1.84 1.56 0.81–2.99 1.04 0.36–2.98 1.41 0.85–2.32 0.49 0.12–2.07
Baccalaureate degree 0.82 0.57–1.20 1.08 0.56–2.09 1.38 0.76–2.52 1.80 0.78–4.17 0.91 0.55–1.49 0.51 0.12–2.12
2 years at university 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
3 – 4 years at university 0.91 0.68–1.23 1.48 0.88–2.50 1.08 0.64–1.84 1.24 0.59–2.59 0.80 0.53–1.20 0.92 0.33–2.55
≥ 5 years at university 0.68 0.49–0.96* 1.35 0.75–2.42 0.77 0.42–1.42 0.52 0.21–1.34 0.85 0.55–1.32 1.14 0.38–3.46
Career cycle features
   Number of years in current profession             
< 5 years 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
5 – 9 years 1.01 0.68–1.52 0.91 0.44–1.87 1.00 0.50–1.98 2.65 1.01–6.95* 1.55 0.91–2.64 1.74 0.31–9.82
10 – 19 years 0.99 0.66–1.47 1.38 0.71–2.69 0.81 0.42–1.54 1.54 0.55–4.29 0.71 0.41–1.24 2.41 0.44–13.34
20 – 29 years 0.72 0.46–1.12 1.30 0.62–2.75 0.41 0.20–0.84* 0.88 0.28–2.76 0.68 0.38–1.22 3.61 0.57–22.77
≥ 30 years 0.87 0.52–1.47 1.50 0.60–3.77 0.35 0.15–0.79* 1.07 0.28–4.03 0.55 0.28–1.07 3.30 0.36–30.63
Working environment features
   Work schedule             
Irregular 0.94 0.75–1.17 0.82 0.57–1.19 0.69 0.47–1.01 1.09 0.64–1.87 1.10 0.82–1.48 0.76 0.34–1.69
Regular 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
   Commuting time from home to work             
15 minutes 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
16 – 30 minutes 1.10 0.84–1.44 1.07 0.68–1.70 1.36 0.86–2.14 1.38 0.74–2.57 1.15 0.81–1.62 0.37 0.10–1.40
31 – 60 minutes 1.45 1.10–1.90** 1.58 1.02–2.45* 1.35 0.84–2.17 1.07 0.54–2.12 1.23 0.86–1.76 2.49 1.06–5.85*
> 60 minutes 1.31 0.93–1.86 0.87 0.45–1.65 1.86 1.07–3.22* 1.05 0.44–2.48 1.17 0.75–1.84 0.79 0.19–3.22
Occupational group
   Teacher 1.03 0.80–1.34 0.82 0.54–1.26 1.74 1.10–2.73* 1.55 0.79–3.03 1.41 0.99–1.98 0.66 0.28–1.55
   Control 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
  1. All variables included in the logistic regression analyses are mentioned in the table. Only subjects with no data missing for any of the variables were included in these models. Existence of the disease during lifetime. Existence of the disease during the previous year. OR = odd ratio. 95% CI = 95% confidence interval. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001.