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Table 3 Distribution regarding ‘diagnosed disease’ outcomes for statements in the final multivariate model. Increased odds ratio (OR) indicates an individual with a diagnosed disease (95 % confidence interval (Cl); 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

Themes Statement Agree/ disagree with the statement Univariate estimate Multivariate model
OR 95 % Cl OR 95 % Cl
Physical and mental health I feel physically worn out. Disagree Ref.   Ref.  
Partly agree 2.3 1.7–2.9 1.7 1.3–2.3
Agree 3.6 2.7–4.7 2.3 1.7–3.2
Physical work environment I can usually manage physical working demands of my daily work. Agree Ref.   Ref.  
Partly agree 2.1 1.9–4.6 2.3 1.5–3.7
Disagree 3.1 2.2–4.4 2.4 1.7–3.5
Working pace and working time The pace of work in my daily work is too rapid. Disagree Ref.   Ref.  
Partly agree 0.8 0.7–1.1 0.6 0.5–0.8
Agree 1.3 1.0–1.6 0.8 0.7–1.1
I feel that I get enough rest/relaxation between my working days. Agree Ref.   Ref.  
Partly agree 2.4 1.9–3.0 1.7 1.3–2.2
Disagree 2.1 1.7–2.7 1.8 1.4–2.4