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Table 3 Work-life conflict and stress as the main explanatory factors and other covariates of musculoskeletal disorders

From: Work-life conflict and musculoskeletal disorders: a cross-sectional study of an unexplored association

Dependent variable Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4
Musculosketal disorders (Score 0-4) β β β β
Explanatory/intervening variable(s):     
   Work-life conflict consolidated (0-40) .21*** .16*** .10*** -
   Work-life conflict differentiated     
Life-to-work conflict (0-20) - - - .01
Work-to-life conflict (0-20) - - - .12***
   General stress (1-4) - - .17*** .17***
Confounding variables:     
   Physical strain at work (0-4) - .08*** .08*** .08***
   Workload (0-4) - .05** .04* .03
   Time pressure at work (0-4) - -.01 -.03 -.04*
   Job autonomy (0-24) - -.06*** -.06*** -.05**
Control variables:  
   Age .04** .02 .04** .03*
   Sex (male) -.15*** -.13*** -.12*** -.12***
   Education (highest level achieved: 0-10) -.10*** -.07*** -.07*** -.08***
   Physical activity (0-7) -.04*** -.05*** -.04*** -.04**
Adjusted R-Squared .079 .095 .115 .118
Number of cases in model 5641 5431 5426 5425
  1. *p≤.05; **p < .01; ***p < .001; bold print = beta coefficients of special focus for the study