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Table 4 Subjective wellbeing and mental health: Multivariate regression models with individual psychosocial job quality indicators mutually adjusted, working males, Wave 1 of the Ten to Men cohort

From: Psychosocial job quality, mental health, and subjective wellbeing: a cross-sectional analysis of the baseline wave of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health

  Model 1
Personal Wellbeing Index
Model 2
SF-12 Mental Health
Individual stressors Coef. [95 % CI] Coef. [95 % CI]
 Job Control 1.25 1.04 1.47 0.54 0.42 0.67
 Job Demand 0.25 <0.01 0.50 −0.30 −0.44 −0.15
 Job Security 3.08 2.86 3.31 1.13 1.00 1.26
 Fair Pay 1.25 1.07 1.42 0.38 0.27 0.48
Occupational Skill level
 High ref    ref   
 Medium −1.35 −2.14 −0.56 0.41 −0.05 0.87
 Low −2.24 −3.15 −1.33 0.54 0.01 1.06
Employment arrangements
 Permanent ref    ref   
 Casual/temporary 1.02 −0.04 2.07 0.62 <0.01 1.23
 Fixed term 0.53 −0.96 2.03 −0.10 −0.97 0.77
 Self employed 0.46 −0.42 1.34 −0.81 −1.32 −0.30
Hours worked in main job
 up to 40 h ref    ref   
 over 40 h 0.99 0.39 1.59 0.11 −0.24 0.46
Disability
 No ref    ref   
 Yes −9.29 −10.63 −7.95 −5.75 −6.54 −4.96
Completed year 12
 Not completed year 12 ref    ref   
 Completed year 12 0.49 −0.21 1.18 −0.14 −0.55 0.26
Highest qualification after school
 No other qualification ref    ref   
 Trade qualification 2.13 1.28 2.98 0.67 0.176 1.17
 Non university degree 0.17 −0.75 1.08 −0.39 −0.917 0.15
 University degree 1.44 0.49 2.39 −0.16 −0.705 0.39
 Other −3.54 −7.01 −0.07 −0.81 −2.84 1.22