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Table 3 Interaction between working conditions and sex/gender with regard to depressive symptoms

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

  Sex Gender
  Main effect working condition
B (95%CI)a
Main effect
sex
B (95%CI)a
Interaction working condition*sex Main effect working condition
B (95%CI)a
Main effect
gender
B (95%CI)a
Interaction working condition*gender
Physical demands 0.71 (-1.18;2.60) 2.59 (0.66;4.52)** -1.89 (-4.72;0.94) 0.17 (-1.72;2.07) 2.73 (0.67;4.80)* -1.54 (-4.45;1.37)
Psychosocial demands 0.57 (-1.30;2.44) 2.75 (0.88;4.62)** -2.41 (-5.23;0.41) 0.17 (-1.66;2.01) 2.53 (0.64;4.42)** -1.57 (-4.42;1.27)
Cognitive demands 0.22 (-1.71;2.14) 1.85 (0.09;3.61)* -0.43 (-3.37;2.52) 1.16 (-0.66;2.99) 2.62 (0.88;4.37)** -2.23 (-5.38;0.92)
Autonomy -1.68 (-3.54;0.19) 1.51 (-0.30;3.32) 0.06 (-2.81;2.93) -1.87 (-3.68;-0.05)* 1.33 (-0.48;3.14) 0.76 (-2.17;3.69)
Variation in tasks -2.74 (-4.67;-0.81)** 1.10 (-0.67;2.86) 1.13 (-1.78;4.05) -2.08 (-3.94;-0.22)* 1.71 (-0.04;3.47) -0.11 (-3.08;2.85)
Social support -0.58 (-2.48;1.33) 2.31 (0.55;4.07)* -1.78 (-4.67;1.11) -1.27 (-3.14;0.60) 1.84 (0.07;3.62)* -0.15 (-3.07;2.78)
  1. men/masculine and low exposure to working conditions are the reference groups
  2. aB adjusted for age
  3. *p < 0.05
  4. **p < 0.01