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Table 4 The association between different general aspects of health and finding stable and unstable employment among unemployed Finnish men (n = 394,999) and women (n = 419,086) aged 30–60 in 2009–2018a

From: Health-related selection into employment among the unemployed

  Stable Unstable
HR 95% CI HR 95% CI
 Any alcohol-related conditions, poisonings 0.39 (0.37,0.40) 0.65 (0.63,0.67)
 Any psychiatric conditions, self-harm 0.60 (0.59,0.62) 0.80 (0.78,0.82)
 Any injuries 0.92 (0.91,0.94) 0.92 (0.90,0.93)
 Any physical conditions 0.91 (0.90,0.92) 0.90 (0.89,0.91)
 Any alcohol-related conditions, poisonings 0.36 (0.33,0.38) 0.60 (0.57,0.63)
 Any psychiatric conditions, self-harm 0.64 (0.63,0.65) 0.82 (0.81,0.84)
 Any injuries 0.90 (0.88,0.91) 0.92 (0.91,0.94)
 Any physical conditions 0.90 (0.89,0.91) 0.92 (0.91,0.93)
  1. Abbreviations: HR hazard ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. a All p-values <.001. Model adjusted for age, onset year of unemployment, native language, marital status, education, occupational status, number of individuals living in the same household, home ownership, region of residence, unemployment history, number of the unemployment spell, and for women, births over the two preceding years. All general aspects of health measures modelled simultaneously. Stable employment was defined as still being employed at the end of the calendar year following the initial date of employment, and unstable employment no longer being employed. For the definitions of the general aspects of health measures, please see Measures and Additional file 2