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Table 2 Association between mental health status and employment stability by sex. Spanish National Health Survey, 2006

From: Employment stability and mental health in Spain: towards understanding the influence of gender and partner/marital status

  Men N = 6972 Women N = 5307
% aOR 95% CI % aOR 95% CI
Employment stability
• Permanent civil servant 9.7 1a   16.2 1a  
• Permanent contract 10.3 1.09 0.81–1.46 20.5 1.23 0.93–1.63
• Temporary contract 14.6 1.63 1.17–2.26** 22.2 1.36 1.00–1.85*
• No contract 17.8 2.10 1.13–3.90* 30.3 1.85 1.28–2.67**
• Unemployment = < 2 years 28.5 3.76 2.68–5.29*** 30.7 1.98 1.44–2.74***
• Unemployment > 2 years 41.7 6.76 4.08–11.19*** 28.2 1.79 1.20–2.68**
  1. aOR Adjusted odds ratio (age and social class). 95% CI = 95% confidence interval
  2. * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001
  3. Wald test: a p < 0.05; b p < 0.01; c p < 0.001