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Table 3 Logistic regression analyses, final model: prediction of working beyond retirement among employees with and without chronic disease

From: Predictors of working beyond retirement in older workers with and without a chronic disease - results from data linkage of Dutch questionnaire and registry data

  Unit, categories, range Employees with chronic disease (N = 739) Employees without chronic disease (N = 386)
OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Work characteristics
Physical load 1–5 0.72 0.56–0.92   
Working in (semi-)skilled manual labor Yes    0.10 0.01–0.75
Working in healthcare Yes 2.11 1.26–3.54   
Permanent contract Yes 0.33 0.19–0.57   
Health
Perceived physical health Average 50 1.04 1.02–1.07   
Feeling full of life Yes    5.35 1.21–23.60
Recovery and relaxation 1–5    0.63 0.44–0.90
Body height Centimeters 1.03 1.01–1.06   
# days intensively active for at least 20 min / week > = 2 days    2.36 1.40–3.98
Social factors
Attitude partner with regard to continued employment No partner    1 Reference
Very unpleasant    0.40 0.12–1.36
Unpleasant    0.11 0.03–0.39
Neither pleasant nor unpleasant    0.81 0.42–1.57
Pleasant    1.74 0.85–3.58
Very pleasant    0.33 0.10–1.11
Nagelkerke R2   0.10   0.22  
Area under the curve   0.66 0.62–0.71 0.75 0.70–0.80