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Table 3 Associations (Beta’s and 95% confidence intervals) between shift work or unhealthy behavior with mental health and physical functioning (n = 1633)

From: The mediating role of unhealthy behavior in the relationship between shift work and perceived health

  Mental healthb Physical functioningb
  B (95% CI) a B (95% CI) a
Shift work (c) −0.11 (− 1.59–1.38) − 0.88 (− 2.37–0.61)
Overweight (b) 0.64 (− 0.17–1.44) −0.97 (− 1.83 – − 0.12)
Smoking (b) −1.89 (− 2.98 – − 0.81) −1.55 (− 2.69 – − 0.42)
Physical inactivity (b) −1.23 (− 1.90 – − 0.56) −1.05 (− 1.81 – − 0.29)
  1. a Analyses were adjusted for sex, age and level of education, statistically significant results are highlighted in bold
  2. b A higher score implies a better health