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Table 2 Logistic regression of part-time sick leave compared to full-time sick leave

From: Workplace flexibility important for part-time sick leave selection—an exploratory cross-sectional study of long-term sick listed in Norway

Variable Bivariate
OR (95% CI)
Covariate adjusted
OR (95% CI)
Age 1.00 (0.98–1.01) 0.99 (0.98–1.01)
Gender (female) 1.70 (1.22–2.37) 1.57 (1.10–2.24)
Education
 Primary 0.72 (0.33–1.56) 0.90 (0.40–2.02)
 Secondary 0.57 (0.40–0.80) 0.73 (0.50–1.07)
 Tertiary 1.81 (1.29–2.52) 1.39 (0.96–2.03)
Physically demanding work (yes) 0.54 (0.38–0.75) 0.61 (0.42–0.89)
Sector (private) 0.72 (0.52–0.98) 0.92 (0.64–1.31)
Diagnosis (ICPC-2)
 Musculoskeletal (ICPC-2 L) 0.81 (0.59–1.12) 1.03 (0.73–1.46)
 Psychological (ICPC-2 P) 1.48 (1.05–2.09) 1.32 (0.92–1.89)
Self-reported health 1.01 (0.99–1.01) N/A
Previous long-term sickness absence (yes) 1.14 (0.81–1.59) N/A
Workplace adjustment latitude 1.10 (1.04–1.16) 1.09 (1.03–1.16)
Psychosocial work environment 1.07 (1.01–1.14) 1.10 (1.03–1.17)
Work autonomy 1.07 (1.01–1.13) 1.06 (0.99–1.12)
Coping with work demands 0.91 (0.85–0.98) 0.94 (0.87–1.02)
Resilience 0.93 (0.78–1.10) N/A
  1. Notes: OR and 95% CI are reported. Education: Having completed primary school (primary), high school or trade school (secondary), or a minimum of 3 years of college or university (tertiary). Physically demanding work (yes): Rating work as “demanding a lot of walking and lifting” or “heavy manual labor”. Diagnosis: Diagnosis using the International Classification of Primary Care 2nd edition (ICPC-2). Previous long-term sickness absence (yes): Having had a previous sick leave episode lasting more than 8 weeks. Covariate adjusted model: Proposed selection factors (workplace adjustment latitude, psychosocial work environment, work autonomy, coping with work demands) individually adjusted for covariates (age, gender, education, physically demanding work, sector, and diagnosis). N/A indicates that the variable was not significant in the bivariate analysis, and thus not adjusted for covariates