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Table 5 Distribution of highest tertiles of sudden schedule changes, low autonomy and low task variation 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

  Low task variation High job insecurity Low support Exposure to bullying
  Women Men Women Men Women Men Women Men
Age (N) Wald (4,856) 4.93 (5,342) 18.97*** (4,719) 24.32*** (5,186) 18.23*** (4,844) 3.41 (5,332) 7.94* (4,685) 11.69** (5,161) 15.24***
16-29 years 0.80 (0.65-0.97) 1.56 (1.28-1.90) 1.87 (1.45-2.41) 1.50 (1.21-1.86) 0.85 (0.69-1.06) 0.87 (0.72-1.06) 0.61 (0.46-0.81) 0.64 (0.49-0.83)
30-49 years 0.87 (0.73-1.04) 1.27 (1.08-1.50) 1.44 (1.14-1.81) 1.43 (1.20-1.71) 0.98 (0.82-1.19) 1.09 (0.94-1.27) 0.97 (0.77-1.23) 1.00 (0.82-1.22)
50 years and older 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Occ. Categories (N) Wald (4,624) 569.18*** (5,108) 448.71*** (4,645) 131.77*** (5,137) 133.19*** (4,616) 5.99 (5,097) 25.44** (4,613) 4.64 (5,109) 30.41***
Un-/semi-schooled man. 2.58 (2.12-3.15) 2.13 (1.76-2.58) 1.85 (1.50-2.28) 2.18 (1.76-2.67) 0.87 (0.71-1.07) 1.28 (1.05-1.55) 1.07 (0.82-1.38) 1.31 (1.02-1.69)
Schooled manual 1.39 (1.10-1.76) 0.78 (0.66-0.92) 1.49 (1.14-1.93) 1.29 (1.07-1.55) 0.90 (0.70-1.18) 1.04 (0.88-1.23) 1.03 (0.74-1.44) 0.99 (0.80-1.24)
Educational prof. 0.05 (0.04-0.08) 0.16 (0.10-0.26) 0.54 (0.41-0.71) 0.45 (0.29-0.71) 0.96 (0.78-1.18) 1.06 (0.78-1.44) 0.94 (0.72-1.23) 1.27 (0.86-1.86)
Healthcare prof. 0.47 (0.40-0.58) 0.44 (0.25-0.78) 0.45 (0.34-0.58) 0.44 (0.22-0.89) 0.84 (0.68-1.03) 0.91 (0.56-1.48) 0.94 (0.73-1.23) 1.38 (0.77-2.49)
Other prof. 0.16 (0.11-0.23) 0.28 (0.21-0.38) 0.88 (0.64-1.21) 0.87 (0.65-1.15) 0.79 (0.60-1.06) 0.77 (0.60-0.99) 0.99 (0.69-1.41) 0.56 (0.38-0.81)
Middle managers 0.20 (1.33-0.30) 0.17 (0.12-0.24) 0.83 (0.57-1.21) 0.82 (0.62-1.08) 0.87 (0.63-1.21) 0.87 (0.69-1.10) 0.79 (0.51-1.23) 0.84 (0.61-1.16)
Higher managers 0.06 (0.02-0.16) 0.09 (0.05-0.15) 0.53 (0.28-1.01) 0.63 (0.45-0.89) 0.77 (0.47-1.26) 0.74 (0.56-0.97) 0.54 (0.26-1.12) 0.66 (0.45-0.96)
Non-manual routine 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Skill (N) Wald (4,804) 438.36*** (5,264) 304.12*** (4,668) 60.88*** (5,112) 51.24*** (4,793) 7.04* (5,254) 12.64** (4,636) 1.81 (5,086) 15.23***
Expert 0.13 (0.11-0.17) 0.17 (0.14-0.21) 0.70 (0.58-0.86) 0.57 (0.47-0.68) 1.11 (0.92-1.33) 0.76 (0.65-0.89) 0.94 (0.74-1.20) 0.65 (0.52-0.81)
Semi-skilled 0.35 (0.30-0.40) 0.51 (0.44-0.58) 0.52 (0.44-0.62) 0.67 (0.58-0.78) 1.21 (1.05-1.39) 0.96 (0.84-1.09) 1.10 (0.91-1.32) 0.90 (0.76-1.08)
Lower skilled 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Social class (N) Wald (4,678) 99.81*** (5,131) 206.42*** (4,698) 4.20 (5,160) 36.33*** (4,666) 1.57 (5,120) 6.21* (4,666) 2.79 (5,134) 5.97
Higher management 0.07 (0.03-0.19) 0.09 (0.06-0.15) 0.54 (0.29-1.02) 0.49 (0.36-0.67) 0.82 (0.51-1.34) 0.74 (0.58-0.95) 0.54 (0.26-1.12) 0.65 (0.46-0.92)
Supervisors 0.35 (0.27-0.44) 0.37 (0.32-0.44) 0.90 (0.71-1.15) 0.69 (0.59-0.81) 0.90 (0.72-1.11) 1.02 (0.89-1.17) 0.97 (0.74-1.27) 0.95 (0.79-1.14)
Workers 1.00 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