Skip to main content

Table 2 Meta-analysis of the effects of work-related factors on disability pension retirement (random effects model)

From: The contribution from psychological, social, and organizational work factors to risk of disability retirement: a systematic review with meta-analyses

Factors N studies Combined effect estimates Q I2 NMS
RR 95% CI
Control 16 1.40 1.21-1.61 131.1* 88.6 623*
Control (sub group) 5 1.33 1.04-1.69 14.5* 72.5 21*
Demands 13 1.12 0.98-1.28 60.6* 80.2 -
Demands (sub group) 4 1.14 0.80-1.62 27.8* 89.2 -
Strain 5 1.45 0.96-2.19 35.6* 88.8 -
Support 3 1.17 0.86-1.61 8.9* 77.4  
Shift work (all types) 8 1.08 0.92-1.28 19.1* 63.3 -
  1. Note: *p < .001
  2. NMS Number of missing studies that would bring p value to > 0.05, based on the fail-safe N method