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Table 2 Adjusted odds ratio (OR) with 95% confidence interval (CI) for medium and late RTW compared with early RTW in relation to mental health problems for all participants in the cohort (n=2502), based on multiple multinomial logistic regression analyses, Health Assets Project, 2008

From: Self-assessed mental health problems and work capacity as determinants of return to work: a prospective general population-based study of individuals with all-cause sickness absence

  Time until RTW
Medium late RTW (29–104 days) Late RTW (≥105 days)
Model 1: OR Model 2: OR Model 1: OR Model 2: OR
(95% CI)a (95% CI)b (95% CI)a (95% CI)b
Persistent mental illness
Yes (reference: no) 1.33 (0.93–1.91) 1.29 (0.90–1.86) 3.08 (2.18–4.35) 2.97 (2.10–4.20)
Mental well-being
Low (reference: high) 0.98 (0.78–1.21) 0.96 (0.77–1.20) 2.94 (2.34–3.67) 2.89 (2.31–3.62)
  1. aAdjusted for gender, age, socioeconomic group and hours worked.
  2. bAdjusted for model 1 and sick-leave days in 2007.