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Table 3 Multivariate model of association between main predictors of interest and filing of workers’ compensation claims (number of claims = 129)

From: The impact of workplace factors on filing of workers’ compensation claims among nursing home workers

Variable (range of values) ALL NA nonNA Claim subset*
(n = 1473) (n = 856) (n = 617) (n = 1409)
OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Pain severity (1–5) 1.49 1.18 – 1.87 1.63 1.25 – 2.12 1.03 0.63 – 1.70 1.34 1.00 – 1.80
Physical demand (5–20) 1.07 1.01 – 1.14 1.11 1.03 – 1.19 0.97 0.86 – 1.09 1.09 1.00 – 1.18
Job strain (1–16) 0.83 0.73 – 0.94 0.81 0.70 – 0.93 0.81 0.55 – 1.20 0.80 0.65 – 0.98
Social support (4–16) 0.90 0.82 – 0.99 0.92 0.83 – 1.02 0.81 0.66 – 1.00 0.90 0.79 – 1.03
Schedule control (2–8) 1.09 0.95 – 1.25 1.09 0.93 – 1.27 1.11 0.82 – 1.50 1.14 0.93 – 1.39
Safety climate (1–4) 1.04 0.67 – 1.61 1.20 0.73 – 1.96 0.78 0.28 – 2.15 1.16 0.66 – 2.03
Education (1–12) 0.79 0.71 – 0.89 0.84 0.71 – 1.00 0.78 0.64 – 0.95 0.80 0.68 – 0.93
BMI (11–57) 0.98 0.96 – 1.01 1.00 0.97 – 1.03 0.92 0.85 – 1.00 0.98 0.93 – 1.02
  1. OR: odds ratio.
  2. CI: confidence interval.
  3. NA includes CNA, GNA and CMA, nonNA include other job titles listed in Table 1.
  4. *Claim subset: only claims filed after the survey (number of claims = 65).