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Table 2 Adjusted hazard ratio (HRadj) for purchase of prescribed antidepressant drugs according to six dimensions of the work climate at the managerial work unit level categorised into quartiles (percentiles 0–25, 26–75 and 76–100) in 13,335 public service workers in Aarhus county 2002–2006.

From: Psychosocial work environment and antidepressant medication: a prospective cohort study

Psychosocial work characteristic Range of average work unit score (1–100) N cases Person years at-risk HRadj 95% CI
Overall work climate satisfaction      
   Low 29–66 129 7,547 0.92 0.72–1.17
   Intermediate 67–78 302 15,576 1.09 0.88–1.33
   High (reference) 79–96 143 7,996 1.00 Reference
Appropriate management      
   No 17–49 114 7,705 0.80 0.62–1.02
   Limited 50–57 310 15,817 1.00 0.82–1.22
   Yes (reference) 58–86 150 7,596 1.00 Reference
Appropriate work load      
   No 25–64 164 7,604 1.09 0.88–1.36
   Somewhat 65–76 252 15,721 0.83 0.68–1.01
   Yes (reference) 77–98 158 7,793 1.00 Reference
Appropriate skill discretion      
   No 45–72 147 7,825 1.07 0.85–1.36
   Somewhat 73–82 294 15,410 1.12 0.91–1.37
   Yes (reference) 83–100 133 7,883 1.00 Reference
Appropriate decision authority      
   No 41–67 139 7,627 1.10 0.87–1.40
   Somewhat 68–77 304 15,688 1.19 0.97–1.47
   Yes (reference) 78–98 130 7,765 1.00 Reference
Appropriate professionalism      
   No 37–68 129 7,717 0.96 0.76–1.21
   Somewhat 69–79 290 15,721 0.98 0.80–1.19
   Yes (reference) 80–97 155 7,680 1.00 Reference
Appropriate cooperation      
   No 32–61 136 7,275 0.87 0.69–1.11
   Somewhat 62–73 284 15,731 0.97 0.79–1.18
   Yes (reference) 74–94 154 8,039 1.00 Reference