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Table 3 Association between mental health status and employment stability by partner/marital status. Spanish National Health Survey, 2006

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

Men
  Married N = 4172 Cohabiting N = 699 Separated or divorced N = 190 Single N = 1766 Widowed N = 31
  % aOR 95% CI % aOR 95% CI % aOR 95% CI % aOR 95% CI % aOR 95% CI
Permanent civil servant 10.7 1c   4.2 1b   10.5 1c   5.9 1c   33.3 1  
Permanent contract 10.2 1.00 0.72–1.40 12.0 2.54 0.57–11.42 28.4 3.33 0.57–19.41 8.3 1.31 0.52–3.28 9.5 0.17 0.00–7.33
Temporary contract 15.1 1.58 1.06–2.35* 15.4 3.28 0.70–15.47 9.1 0.65 0.07–5.80 14.1 2.39 0.95–6.06 0.0 0.31 0.00–5014.54
No contract 19.0 2.15 1.01–4.57* 0.0 0.00 0.00- 0.0 0.00 0.00- 22.7 4.40 1.18–16.42* 0.0 0.00 0.00-
Unemployment = <  2 years 28.3 3.73 2.43–5.74*** 25.7 7.07 1.37–36.39* 50.0 8.11 1.16–56.48* 27.0 5.34 2.10–13.60*** 0.0 0.07 0.00–19.27
Unemployment > 2 years 34.0 5.35 2.71–10.56*** 33.3 9.32 0.90–96.33 75.0 51.46 4.50–588.65* 48.5 11.23 3.53–35.75*** 0.0 0.00 0.00-
Women
  Married N = 3055 Cohabiting N = 608 Separated or divorced N = 348 Single N = 1014 Widowed N = 82
  % aOR 95% CI % aOR 95% CI % aOR 95% CI % aOR 95% CI % aOR 95% CI
Permanent civil servant 18.9 1   19.4 1b   9.4 1c   3.9 1b   33.3 1  
Permanent contract 20.8 0.93 0.67–1.29 21.2 1.32 0.51–3.41 24.2 2.34 0.65–8.37 15.2 4.33 1.40–13.46* 51.5 2.50 0.47–13.29
Temporary contract 20.5 0.85 0.58–1.25 32.5 2.57 0.95–6.93 41.2 4.68 1.23–17.84* 15.3 4.74 1.47–15.22** 25.0 0.63 0.08–5.14
No contract 28.6 1.20 0.76–1.89 37.0 3.37 1.10–10.33* 33.3 3.38 0.69–16.55 32.5 12.00 3.20–44.96*** 11.1 0.46 0.04–5.58
Unemployment = <  2 years 28.6 1.26 0.85–1.88 40.6 3.70 1.29–10.62* 69.7 15.43 3.61–65.89*** 19.5 6.15 1.86–20.32** 42.9 1.37 0.18–10.45
Unemployment > 2 years 25.2 1.07 0.64–1.77 33.3 2.20 0.52–9.28 59.1 9.58 2.16–42.47** 22.5 8.57 2.20–33.36** 0.0 0.60 0.02–19.40
  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