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Table 5 OR for bad self-rated general health for women and nervous problems for men among long-term unemployed (> 1 year) compared to not long-term unemployed for different explanatory models.

From: Which theory is best? Explanatory models of the relationship between unemployment and health

  Women (self-rated health) Men (nervous problems)
Independent variable set OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Only unemployment 1.86 1.23–2.81 1.98 1.29–3.04
Unemployment + Stress model 1.95 1.26–3.01 2.18 1.39–3.42
Unemployment + Work involvement scale 1.81 1.19–2.75 1.91 1.23–2.98
Unemployment + Locus of control 1.78 1.17–2.70 2.03 1.32–3.13
Unemployment + Lack of control 1.78 1.15–2.75 2.03 1.36–3.15
Unemployment + Social support 1.59 1.03–2.46 1.87 1.19–2.92
Unemployment + Economic deprivation 1.55 1.01–2.39 1.72 1.10–2.60
Unemployment + Latent functions 1.15 0.70–1.89 1.49 0.90–2.49