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Table 4 Distribution of highest tertiles of repetitive movements, atypical work schedules and overtime work over socio-economic categories - overall and gender specific analyses (ORs - 95% CIs) - Flemish Quality of Labour Monitor, Belgium, 2004

From: The socio-economic distribution of health-related occupational stressors among wage-earners in a Post-Fordist labour market

  Atypical work schedules Frequent overtime work Sudden schedule changes Low autonomy
  Women Men Women Men Women Men Women Men
Age (N) Wald (4,713) 8.82* (5,187) 27.05*** (4,704) 17.71*** (5,178) 32.25*** (4,717) 24.34*** (5,174) 12.71** (4,852) 2.62 (5,346) 13.95***
16-29 years 1.40 (1.11-1.77) 1.75 (1.42-2.17) 1.60 (1.28-2.00) 1.63 (1.35-1.97) 2.17 (1.55-3.03) 1.45 (1.14-1.84) 0.85 (0.69-1.04) 1.43 (1.19-1.73)
30-49 years 1.18 (0.96-1.45) 1.63 (1.37-1.94) 1.34 (1.10-1.63) 1.50 (1.29-1.75) 1.49 (1.09-2.03) 1.41 (1.16-1.71) 0.93 (0.77-1.11) 1.05 (0.90-1.23)
50 years and older 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Occ. Categories (N) Wald (4,644) 732.66*** (5,142) 367.82*** (4,630) 448.00*** (5,129) 697.79*** (4,643) 141.54*** (5,125) 320.67*** (4,622) 226.06*** (5,111) 454.68***
Un-/semi-schooled man. 3.86 (3.11-4.79) 2.40 (1.96-2.95) 0.50 (0.38-0.65) 0.63 (0.50-0.78) 1.23 (0.88-1.72) 0.85 (0.65-1.12) 3.31 (1.91-2.80) 2.82 (2.32-3.42)
Schooled manual 3.13 (2.40-4.07) 1.66 (1.39-1.98) 0.61 (0.44-0.84) 0.70 (0.59-0.84) 1.35 (0.91-2.00) 0.82 (0.65-1.03) 2.04 (1.60-2.58) 1.53 (1.30-1.80)
Educational prof. 0.42 (0.29-0.60) 0.20 (0.11-3.37) 3.71 (3.04-4.52) 1.92 (1.42-2.60) 0.85 (0.59-1.23) 0.45 (0.26-0.78) 0.81 (0.65-1.00) 0.60 (0.42-0.84)
Healthcare prof. 10.33 (8.38-12.72) 7.86 (4.81-12.86) 1.65 (1.35-2.01) 1.40 (0.88-2.23) 3.02 (2.33-3.92) 2.17 (1.30-3.63) 1.21 (1.00-1.46) 1.19 (0.74-1.91)
Other prof. 0.24 (0.13-0.45) 0.27 (0.18-0.40) 3.12 (2.41-4.04) 2.70 (2.14-3.42) 2.26 (1.57-3.26) 1.90 (1.43-2.53) 0.40 (0.28-0.56) 0.28 (0.20-0.39)
Middle managers 0.50 (0.29-0.86) 0.61 (0.46-0.82) 4.45 (3.29-6.00) 5.34 (4.22-6.76) 3.75 (2.58-5.47) 3.09 (2.38-4.00) 0.24 (0.15-0.38) 0.23 (0.16-0.32)
Higher managers 0.22 (0.07-0.69) 0.17 (0.10-0.28) 16.69 (9.58-29.05) 12.36 (9.14-16.72) 5.31 (3.25-8.69) 5.44 (4.12-7.18) 0.08 (0.02-0.24) 0.04 (0.02-0.09)
Non-manual routine 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Skill (N) Wald (4,664) 125.80*** (5,112) 233.12*** (4,653) 331.19*** (5,104) 555.82*** (4,666) 49.73*** (5,099) 181.07*** (4,801) 157.13*** (5,270) 352.72***
Expert 0.20 (0.15-0.26) 0.15 (0.12-0.19) 5.00 (4.18-5.99) 6.41 (5.48-7.50) 2.34 (1.85-2.97) 3.02 (2.54-3.60) 0.25 (0.20-0.31) 0.14 (0.11-0.17)
Semi-skilled 0.92 (0.80-1.06) 0.73 (0.64-0.84) 2.68 (2.31-3.12) 1.52 (1.32-1.75) 1.36 (1.10-1.68) 1.11 (0.93-1.33) 0.70 (0.61-0.80) 0.56 (0.49-0.63)
Lower skilled 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Social class (N) Wald (4,696) 16.94*** (5,165) 73.76*** (4,683) 183.38*** (5,153) 458.29*** (4,696) 63.85*** (5,150) 256.29*** (4,675) 85.67*** (5,134) 212.44***
Higher management 0.11 (0.03-0.34) 0.12 (0.07-0.21) 13.49 (7.81-23.32) 13.52 (10.23-17.87) 3.88 (2.43-6.21) 6.16 (4.85-7.82) 0.06 (0.20-0.20) 0.03 (0.01-0.06)
Supervisors 0.82 (0.65-1.04) 0.76 (0.66-0.89) 2.74 (2.26-3.32) 2.65 (2.31-3.03) 2.19 (1.71-2.81) 2.23 (1.89-2.63) 0.35 (0.27-0.46) 0.38 (0.33-0.45)
Workers   1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
  1. Gender specific models: all effects controlled for age.; Significance of the Wald statistics: *p < .05; **p < .01; ***p < .001