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Table 2 The association between psychological job demands, decision control, and the demand-control [39] job types on return to work, 18 months after participation in a return-to-work programme

From: Job demands and decision control predicted return to work: the rapid-RTW cohort study

Variable   Unadjusted   Adjustedb
  n a HR 95% CI p n a HR 95% CI p
Psychological job demands 405 .688 .551–.859 .001 363 .654 .513–.832 .001
Decision control 408 1.322 1.059–1.650 0.014 366 1.297 1.010–1.666 .042
The DC job typesc 385    .005 348    004
 Low-strain jobs   1.750 1.282–2.389 .000   1.811 1.287–2.549 .001
 Passive jobs   1.496 .1.075–2.082 .017   1.599 1.107–2.309 .012
 Active jobs   1.369 .991–1.890 .057   1.281 .887–1.849 .186
  1. Abbreviations: HR hazard ratio, CI confidence interval, DC demand-control model
  2. aall predictors could not be assessed for every subject due to missing values. bAdjusted for age, gender, educational level, marital status, diagnoses, previous sickness absence, workplace sector and household income c high-strain jobs were used as a reference value