Table 3

Effect of the perceived risk and employment status on self-rated health among employees in EU countries*

No perceived risk at workPerceive risk at workOR for perceived risk versus no perceived risk within strata of employment
OR (95% CI): p valueOR (95% CI): p valueOR (95% CI): p value
Stable employment†Reference3.20 (2.93 to 3.49): p<0.0013.20 (2.93 to 3.49): p<0.001
Unstable employment‡1.04 (0.93 to 1.17):p=0.4903.41 (2.93 to 3.98): p<0.0013.28 (2.75 to 3.90): p<0.001
OR for unstable employment versus stable employment within strata of perceived risk at work1.04 (0.93 to 1.17): p=0.4901.07 (0.91 to 1.25): p=0.405
Measure of interaction on additive scale: RERI0.18 (-0.36 to 0.71): p=0.519
Measure of interaction on multiplicative scale: ORs1.02 (0.85 to 1.24): p=0.802
  • *Age, gender, income, education and occupations were adjusted in the model.

  • †Stable employment: indefinite employment in EU countries.

  • ‡Unstable employment: fixed-term and temporary employment in EU countries.

  • EU, European Union; RERI, relative excess risk due to interaction.