Skip to main content

Table 4 Poisson regression—Gross and adjusted prevalence ratio according to factors associated with reduced WAI of Technical-Administrative Workers in Education at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora, 2013 (N = 538)

From: Work ability and associated factors of Brazilian technical-administrative workers in education

Variables PR
Gross
95 % CI p value PR
Adjusted
95 % CI p value
Age
 Up to 34 years old 1    1   
 35 to 49 years old 1.36 0.66–2.78 0.400 1.33 0.79–3.42 0.182
 50 or older 2.02 1.07–3.82 0.031 2.58 1.25–5.09 0.010
Sex
 Male 1    1   
 Female 2.19 1.38–3.47 0.001 2.77 1.25–3.60 0.006
Level of education
 University degree or higher 1    1   
 Up to secondary school 2.24 1.43–3.51 0.000 2.37 1.13–3.59 0.018
Self-assessed overall health
 Good 1    1   
 Bad 3.61 2.29–5.71 0.000 2.96 1.32–3.93 0.003
Signs and symptoms of depression (PHQ9)
 Absent 1    1   
 Present 5.11 3.21–8.14 0.000 4.86 2.23–6.55 0.000
Level of physical activity
 Active or very active 1    1   
 Insufficiently active 1.14 0.69–1.89 0.618 0.01 0.57–1.75 0.995
 Sedentary 2.22 1.23–3.86 0.005 3.00 1.38–4.68 0.003
Social support at work
 Strong social support 1    1   
 Low social support 2.88 1.86–4.45 0.000 4.01 1.66–4.37 0.000
  1. WAI work ability index, PR prevalence ratio
  2. 95 % CI: 95 % confidence interval
  3. Source: The author, 2013