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Table 4 Multivariate analyses for the association between managers’ knowledge and behaviours and musculoskeletal pain and pain-related sickness absence among eldercare employees

From: Pain management in eldercare employees – the role of managers in addressing musculoskeletal pain and pain-related sickness absence

  Days with LBP Days with NSP Sickness absence
due to MSP
Model 1 (no interaction effects)
 R2m 0.01 0.01 0.01
 Pain-prevention -0.04
[-0.12; 0.05]
0.00
[-0.08; 0.08]
0.01
[-0.10; 0.12]
 Pain-management 0.09
[-0.03; 0.21]
0.03
[-0.07; 0.13]
-0.08
[-0.22; 0.06]
 Pain-entitlements -0.02
[-0.10; 0.05]
-0.05
[-0.11; 0.02]
-0.02
[-0.12; 0.07]
 Pain-accommodations 0.00
[-0.07; 0.07]
0.01
[-0.04; 0.06]
0.01
[-0.07; 0.09]
Model 2 (interaction effects included)
 R2m 0.02 0.01 0.09
 Pain-prevention 0.12
[-0.53; 0.78]
-0.22
[-0.78; 0.34]
0.68
[-0.12; 1.47]
 Pain-management 0.57
[0.02; 1.11]
0.07
[-0.41; 0.56]
0.45
[-0.23; 1.13]
 Pain-entitlements 0.23
[-0.18; 0.64]
0.01
[-0.34; 0.36]
-0.62
[-1.14; -0.10]
 Pain-accommodations 0.19
[-0.36; 0.74]
0.11
[-0.31; 0.53]
-0.19
[-0.80; 0.41]
 Pain-prevention:Pain-management -0.02
[-0.10; 0.06]
0.02
[-0.05; 0.09]
-0.11
[-0.21; -0.01]
 Pain-prevention:Pain-entitlements -0.02
[-0.07; 0.03]
0.00
[-0.04; 0.04]
-0.02
[-0.08; 0.05]
 Pain-prevention:Pain- accommodations 0.03
[-0.02; 0.07]
0.00
[-0.03; 0.04]
0.06
[0.00; 0.11]
 Pain-management: Pain-entitlements -0.02
[-0.06; 0.03]
-0.01
[-0.05; 0.03]
0.05
[-0.01; 0.12]
 Pain-management: Pain-accommodations -0.03
[-0.10; 0.03]
-0.01
[-0.07; 0.04]
-0.06
[-0.14; 0.02]
 Pain-entitlements: Pain-accommodations -0.01
[-0.04; 0.03]
0.00
[-0.03; 0.03]
0.05
[0.00; 0.09]
  1. LBP Low back pain
  2. NSP Neck/shoulder pain
  3. MSP musculoskeletal pain
  4. R2m Marginal R2 (the variance explained by the fixed effects in the model)