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Table 5 Odds ratios of depressive symptoms associated with occupational factors in older Korean men

From: Employment and occupation effects on late-life depressive symptoms among older Koreans: a cross-sectional population survey

  Model 1a Model 2a
OR 95 % CIb OR 95 % CIb
Occupation skill level
 Third/Fourth skill level 0.88 0.35–2.18   
 Second skill level 0.52 0.30–0.90   
 First skill level 0.60 0.32–1.15   
 Unemployed 1.000    
Occupation type
 Professional, manager    0.81 0.34–1.91
 Clerk    0.30 0.09–0.95
 Service and sales    0.50 0.22–1.12
 Agricultural and fishery    0.55 0.30–1.02
 Plant and Machine operator    0.45 0.23–0.85
 Manual worker    0.57 0.29–1.10
 Unemployed    1.000  
  1. aMultivariate logistic regression analysis, adjusted for general characteristics + working time (hrs/wk)
  2. b95 % confidence interval