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Table 2 Distribution regarding ‘self-rated health’ outcomes for statements in the final multivariate model. Increased odds ratio (OR) indicates that the individual experienced low self-rated health (95 % confidence intervals (CI); Ref = reference)

From: How are self-rated health and diagnosed disease related to early or deferred retirement? A cross-sectional study of employees aged 55-64

Area Statement Agree/disagree with the statement Univariate estimate Multivariate model
OR 95 % Cl OR 95 % Cl
Physical and mental health I feel mentally worn out. Disagree Ref.   Ref.  
Partly agree 5.0 3.8–6.6 1.6 1.1–2.3
Agree 9.0 6.9–12 1.8 1.3–2.6
I feel physically worn out. Disagree Ref.   Ref.  
Partly agree 5.8 4.4–7.6 2.5 1.8–3.6
Agree 13 9.2–17 4.1 2.8–6.1
Physical work environment I can usually manage the physical working demands of my daily work. Agree Ref.   Ref.  
Partly agree 3.2 2.1–4.9 1.9 1.1–3.2
Disagree 3.1 2.2–4.4 1.7 1.1–2.7
Working pace and working time I seldom feel rested. Disagree Ref.   Ref.  
Partly agree 3.6 2.7–4.9 1.6 1.1–2.2
Agree 7.9 6.2–10 1.9 1.3–2.7
I feel that I get enough rest/relaxation between my working days. Agree Ref.   Ref.  
Partly agree 9.5 7.3–12 2.3 1.6–3.3
Disagree 4.8 3.6–6.4 2.1 1.5–3.0
Attitude to senior in the organization The manager’s attitude towards senior employees is positive at my workplace. Agree Ref.   Ref.  
Partly agree 2.5 1.8–3.5 0.7 0.4–1.0
Disagree 2.5 1.9–3.3 1.4 1.0–2.0
I feel discriminated against in my workplace because of my age. Disagree Ref.   Ref.  
Partly agree 3.8 2.5–5.6 2.3 1.4–3.9
Agree 2.8 1.9–4.1 1.6 1.0–2.6
Motivation and work satisfaction I am satisfied with my present work situation. Agree Ref.   Ref.  
Partly agree 7.8 5.6–11 2.9 1.8–4.4
Disagree 4.6 3.6–5.9 2.1 1.6–2.9