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Table 2 SF-12 Perceived Mental and Physical Health by employment status adjusted for hierarchical blocks of confounders

From: Employment status and perceived health in the Hordaland Health Study (HUSK)

   Perceived Mental Health
Blockwise adjustments Employed Unemployed Disability Benefits
A. Gender 0.0 (ref) -1.8 (-2.6, -1.0) -5.9 (-6.4, -5.5)
B. A + Somatic Conditions 0.0 (ref) -1.8 (-2.6, -1.0) -5.8 (-6.4, -5.4)
C. B + Mental health 0.0 (ref) -0.6A (-1.2, 0.1) -2.6 (-3.0, -2.2)
D. C + Somatic symptoms 0.0 (ref) -0.5A (-1.1, 0.1) -2.3 (-2.7, -1.9)
E. D + Socio-demographics/Fully adjusted model 0.0 (ref) -0.5A (-1.1, 0.1) -2.3 (-2.7, -1.9)
   Perceived Physical Health
Blockwise adjustments Employed Unemployed Disability Benefits
A. Gender 0.0 (ref) -1.6 (-2.3, -0.9) -13.0 (-13.5, -12.6)
B. A + Somatic Conditions 0.0 (ref) -1.5 (-2.2, -0.9) -12.5 (-12.9, -12.0)
C. B + Mental health 0.0 (ref) -1.3 (-2.0, -0.6) -11.9 (-12.3, -11.5)
D. C + Somatic symptoms 0.0 (ref) -0.8 (-1.4, -0.3) -8.6 (-9.0, -8.2)
E. D + Socio-demographics/Fully adjusted model 0.0 (ref) -0.7A (-1.2, 0.1) -8.5 (-8.8, -8.1)
  1. The employed as reference in multivariate regression, unstandardized regression coefficients and 95 % confidence intervals, A = Not statistically significant; p > .05