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Table 2 Relationship between demographic characteristics and mental health, workplace social capital (individual and aggregation) of worker

From: Workplace social capital and mental health: a cross-sectional study among Iranian workers

Demographic Characteristic Mental Health P Workplace social capital
Individual P Aggregated P
Yes N(%) No N(%) High N(%) Low N(%) High N(%) Low N(%)
Gender Women 53(27.2) 24(20.9) NS 58(24.6) 13(21.1) NS 44(24.2) 14(14.5) NS
Men 125(72.8) 63(79.1) 152(75.4) 38(78.9) 133(57.8) 63(58.5)
Marital Status Single 37(17.1) 20(14.7) NS 39(14.7) 21(28.9) NS 17(11.3) 39(17.8) NS
Married 131(82.9) 58(85.3) 178(85.3) 37(71.1) 65(88.7) 144(82.2)
Education High school 51(29.1) 25(35.8) NS 70(32.5) 11(21.1) NS 60(36.8) 19(31.1) 0.01*
University 132(70.8) 62(62.2) 145(67.3) 47(78.9) 160(63.2) 31 [6]
Shift work Yes 112(65.8) 54(69.7) NS 128(70.3) 34(70.3) NS 101(63.5) 47(75.8) NS
No 63(34.1) 30(30.3) 81(29.7) 19(29.7) 58(36.4) 15(23.2)
Residential status City 103(61.7) 40(50.7) NS 26(47.4) 28(52.6) NS 120(69.6) 34(44.1) 0.001*
Village 67(83.3) 42(49.3) 81(39.5) 123(60.5) 57(30.4) 41(55.9)
Economic Status Poor 51(27.6) 38(4.5) 0.008* 22(43.6) 15(4.5) NS 64(62.1) 28(27.1) NS
Moderate 107(63.5) 37(86.4) 23(46.2) 175(86.4) 106(58.8) 37(50)
Good 21(8.8) 13(7.6) 10(10.3) 25(7.6) 16(6.1) 14(12.9)
Self- health rated Poor 77(38.4) 39(58.9) 0* 83(41.9) 32(50) 0.001* 73(40.5) 27(34.6) NS
Good 108(16.7) 38(41.2) 123(48.1) 32(50) 107(59.4) 51(65.3)
  1. *Significance level = p < 0.05, NS=No significance