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Table 2 Associations between unit-level downsizing and sickness absence

From: Work-related moderators of the relationship between organizational change and sickness absence: a longitudinal multilevel study

Change type Model 1a Model 2b
Short-term SA Long-term SA Short-term SA Long-term SA
(< = 8 days) (> = 9 days) (< = 8 days) (> = 9 days)
OR
95% CI
OR
95% CI
OR
95% CI
OR
95% CI
Unit-level downsizing next quarter 0,67 (0,62-0,72)*** 0,88 (0,78-0,98)** 0,68 (0,63-0,73)*** 0,93 (0,83-1,04)ns
Unit-level downsizing this quarter 1,07 (0,99-1,16)ns 0,95 (0,85-1,06)ns 1,08 (1,00-1,17)* 0,99 (0,89-1,10)ns
Unit-level downsizing previous quarter 1,22 (1,12-1,33)*** 1,05 (0,93-1,18)ns 1,24(1,14-1,35)*** 1,08 (0,96-1,22)ns
Temporary contract    0,97 (0,92-1,01)ns 0,65 (0,61-0,70)***
Unit-level comittment    0,95 (0,91-0,99)** 0,87 (0,83-0,92)***
Unit-level control    0,92 (0,88-0,97)*** 0,93 (0,89-0,98)**
Salary    1,00 (1,00-1,00)*** 1,00 (1,00-1,00)***
Female    1,26 (1,19-1,33)*** 1,94 (1,82-2,07)***
Age    0,99 (0,99-0,99)*** 1,01 (1,00-1,01)***
Multiple job holder    1,12 (1,06-1,19)*** 1,16 (1,07-1,25)***
Nurse (control)
Physician    0,40 (0,35-0,44)*** 0,65 (0,58-0,74)***
Other patient-related position    0,90 (0,83-0,96)** 1,00 (0,92-1,07)ns
Administration/management    0,63 (0,58-0,69)*** 0,83 (0,77-0,91)***
Kitchen/cleaning/orderly    1,80 (1,52-2,14)*** 2,48 (2,14-2,87)***
Other operations    0,76 (0,67-0,86)*** 1,11 (0,96-1,27)ns
Other    0,20 (0,17-0,24)*** 0,52 (0,43-0,63)***
Norwegian (control)
Other Nordic    1,16 (1,04-1,29)** 0,89 (0,78-1,01)ns
Other Western    0,84 (0,72-0,99)* 0,85 (0,69-1,04)ns
Non-Western    0,90 (0,76-1,07)ns 0,86 (0,70-1,06)ns
  1. Logistic regression. Random effects analyses: random intercept for employee and work-unit
  2. Abbreviations: SA sickness absence, OR odds ratio, CI 95% confidence intervals, ns not significant
  3. Significance
  4. * p < .05
  5. ** p < .01
  6. *** p < .001
  7. aControl variables not included
  8. bControl variables included
  9. N-work-units: 1167; N-employees: 21,085; N-observations: 173,787