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Table 2 Factors associated with accurate symptom reporting on workplace mental health screening

From: Mental health screening amongst police officers: factors associated with under-reporting of symptoms

Variable Number % of symptoms reported (95% CI) Significance p value1
Gender
 Female 28 77.2 (66.8–87.6) 0.83
 Male 62 75.8 (68.9–82.9)
Age
 18–44 39 74.8 (65.6–84.0) 0.65
 45–70 51 77.4 (70.0–84.9)
Rank
 Constable/Senior Constable 23 64.9 (50.8–79.0) 0.05
 Sergeant/Senior Sergeant 29 79.3 (69.8–88.8)
 Inspector/Superintendent 20 81.6 (70.3–92.9)
Symptom severitya
 Low 32 84.1 (75.5–92.7) 0.008
 Moderate 28 73.8 (62.4–85.2)
 High 30 70.3 (60.1–80.4)
  1. 1 p values obtained from t-test for gender and age and from univariate linear regression for rank and symptom severity
  2. a Summed symptom totals divided into tertiles