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BMJ Open 2: doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001660
  • Epidemiology
    • Research

Workplace bullying and subsequent psychotropic medication: a cohort study with register linkages

Table 2

Workplace bullying at baseline and subsequent psychotropic medication (HR, and their 95% Confidence Intervals, 95% CI from Cox regression models)

Workplace bullying Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4 Model 5 Model 6
HR 95% CI HR 95% CI HR 95% CI HR 95% CI HR 95% CI HR 95% CI
Women (n=4681)
 No 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Yes, currently 1.72 (1.34 to 2.19) 1.51 (1.18 to 1.93) 1.49 (1.16 to 1.90) 1.50 (1.17 to 1.92) 1.51 (1.18 to 1.93) 1.48 (1.16 to 1.89)
 Earlier, in this or another workplace 1.56 (1.35 to 1.80) 1.31 (1.13 to 1.51) 1.29 (1.11 to 1.49) 1.31 (1.13 to 1.52) 1.30 (1.13 to 1.51) 1.29 (1.11 to 1.50)
 I do not know 1.30 (1.07 to 1.57) 1.23 (1.02 to 1.49) 1.21 (1.00 to 1.47) 1.23 (1.01 to 1.49) 1.23 (1.02 to 1.49) 1.21 (0.99 to 1.46)
Men (n=1315)
 No 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Yes, currently 2.75 (1.75 to 4.33) 2.15 (1.36 to 3.41) 1.94 (1.20 to 3.13) 2.21 (1.40 to 3.49) 2.18 (1.38 to 3.43) 1.93 (1.20 to 3.10)
 Earlier, in this or another workplace 2.37 (1.69 to 3.33) 1.94 (1.38 to 2.74) 1.85 (1.30 to 2.62) 1.94 (1.38 to 2.73) 1.82 (1.29 to 2.58) 1.71 (1.21 to 2.44)
 I do not know 1.52 (1.00 to 2.30) 1.26 (0.83 to 1.92) 1.25 (0.82 to 1.91) 1.29 (0.85 to 1.97) 1.23 (0.81 to 1.86) 1.23 (0.81 to 1.87)
  • Model 1, age adjusted for; Model 2, age and previous psychotropic medication adjusted for; Model 3, age, previous psychotropic medication and childhood bullying adjusted for; Model 4, age, previous psychotropic medication and occupational class adjusted for; Model 5, age, previous psychotropic medication and body mass index adjusted for; and Model 6, all variables in Models 1–5 adjusted for (full model).

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