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Table 2 Association between the separate gender items and sex

From: Sex and gender differences in depressive symptoms in older workers: the role of working conditions

  OR (95%CI)
Income (quartiles)
Q1 (€510–1900) R
Q2 (€1900–2399) 0.75 (0.40;1.42)
Q3 (€2400–2999) 0.56 (0.30;1.05)
Q4 (≥ €3000) 0.34 (0.17;0.67)**
Educational level
Low R
Intermediate 1.29 (0.72;2.34)
High 0.88 (0.52;1.51)
Informal care
None R
 < 8 h per week 2.62 (1.39;4.95)**
 ≥ 8 h per week 4.54 (1.55;13.26)**
Time spent on household chores (quartiles)
Q1 (0–24 min per day) R
Q2 (24–60 min per day) 4.07 (1.69;9.79)**
Q3 (60–120 min per day) 16.07 (6.77;38.18)**
Q4 (≥ 120 min per day) 25.45 (10.51;61.60)**
Working hours (quartiles)
Q1 (1–20 h per week) R
Q2 (20–35 h per week) 0.50 (0.25;0.90)*
Q3 (35–41 h per week) 0.09 (0.04;0.17)**
Q4 (≥ 41 h per week) 0.06 (0.02;0.17)**
Occupation segregation (% female workers)
 ≤ 25% R
26–50% 2.07 (0.88;4.90)
51–75% 12.05 (5.85;24.85)**
 ≥ 76% 19.91 (6.87;57.73)**
  1. *p < 0.05
  2. **p < 0.01