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Table 3 Mean level of depressive symptoms in relation to sexual harassment

From: Workplace sexual harassment and depressive symptoms: a cross-sectional multilevel analysis comparing harassment from clients or customers to harassment from other employees amongst 7603 Danish employees from 1041 organizations

Sexual harassment
  Estimated mean difference P value
Association of sexual harassment and depressive symptoms
 Sexual harassment from clients/customers compared to non-exposed employees (N = 7524) 2.05 (95% CI: 0.98–3.12) .0002
 Sexual harassment from colleagues/supervisors compared to Sexual harassment from clients/customers (N = 7603) 2.45 (95% CI: 0.57–4.34) 0.011
Effect-modification analyses
 Workplace characteristics Estimated modification of association  
  Has the organization implemented preventive activities to avoid sickness-absence? (N = 7395) 0.31 (95% CI: −3.09;3.71) 0.86
  Access to treatment (physiotherapy, psychologist or similar)? (N = 7524) −0.52 (95% CI: −2.85;1.81) 0.66
  Has the organization analyzed the psychological work environment? (N = 7524) −0.83 (95% CI: −3.95;2.29) 0.60
  1. All estimates are adjusted for gender, age, socioeconomic position and occupation