Table 4

Distribution (%) and OR (95% CI) for suboptimal mental health at the end of the 12-year follow-up period in relation to exposure to temporary employment and job insecurity

Exposure to job insecurityExposure to temporary employment
NoLightHeavy
%OR (95% CI)%OR (95% CI)%OR (95% CI)
Model 1
 Low91121.43 (0.57 to 3.62)141.64 (0.54 to 5.01)
 Moderate131.51 (0.88 to 2.60)202.61 (1.29 to 5.31)212.70 (1.37 to 5.30)
 Heavy222.90 (1.47 to 5.72)284.01 (1.71 to 9.40)212.71 (1.20 to 6.16)
Model 2
 Low11.40 (0.54 to 3.62)1.34 (0.43 to 4.21)
 Moderate1.30 (0.74 to 2.29)2.05 (0.97 to 4.34)2.24 (1.10 to 4.58)
 Heavy2.16 (1.02 to 4.59)3.57 (1.47 to 8.69)2.33 (0.99 to 5.51)
Model 3
 Low11.16 (0.45 to 3.03)1.11 (0.35 to 3.55)
 Moderate1.25 (0.70 to 2.21)1.66 (0.76 to 3.61)1.67 (0.78 to 3.58)
 Heavy1.70 (0.77 to 3.75)2.44 (0.95 to 6.29)1.57 (0.62 to 3.96)
  • Model 1: unadjusted.

  • Model 2: adjusted for gender, self-rated health at baseline and socioeconomic position.

  • Model 3: model 2 plus unemployment, non-employment and self-employment during the follow-up period.