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Table 5 Subjective wellbeing and mental health: Multivariate regression models with overall psychosocial job quality indicator, 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 3
Personal Wellbeing Index
Model 4
SF-12 Mental Health
Overall job quality Coef. [95 % CI] Coef. [95 % CI]
 Optimal     ref   
 1 adversity −4.14 −4.84 −3.45 −1.65 −2.04 −1.26
 2 adversities −8.90 −9.73 −8.06 −3.52 −3.99 −3.05
 Poorest quality jobs −13.00 −14.21 −11.77 −5.64 −6.34 −4.93
Occupational Skill level
 High ref    ref   
 Medium −2.03 −2.84 −1.22 0.29 −0.17 0.75
 Low −3.46 −4.36 −2.56 0.42 −0.09 0.93
Employment arrangements
 Permanent ref    ref   
 Casual/temporary −0.59 −1.67 0.48 0.27 −0.34 0.876
 Fixed term −0.82 −2.36 0.73 −0.62 −1.50 0.25
 Self employed 0.61 −0.25 1.46 −0.67 −1.15 −0.19
Hours worked in main job
 up to 40 h ref    ref   
 over 40 h 1.59 0.98 2.21 0.20 −0.15 0.55
Disability
 No ref    ref   
 Yes −9.84 −11.23 −8.44 −5.97 −6.77 −5.17
Completed year 12
 Not completed year 12 ref    ref   
 Completed year 12 0.44 −0.29 1.17 −0.17 −0.58 0.24
Highest qualification after school
 No other qualification ref    ref   
 Trade qualification 2.17 1.28 3.05 0.58 0.08 1.08
 Non university degree 0.19 −0.76 1.15 −0.48 −1.02 0.06
 University degree 1.56 0.58 2.54 −0.26 −0.81 0.30
 Other −3.00 −6.61 0.62 −0.80 −2.85 1.25