Table 4

Determinants of reporting 'not working due to sickness’ during follow-up

VariableResponseShort-term responseLong-term response
Adjusted OR (95% CI)P valueAdjusted OR (95% CI)P value
Incident COVID-19Yes1.34 (0.52 to 3.49)0.544.73 (2.47 to 9.06)<0.001
No1.001.00
SexMale0.58 (0.52 to 2.24)0.4330.58 (0.15 to 2.24)0.427
Female (ref)1.001.00
Working ageYes (16 to 65)14.5 (1.57 to 134.0)0.01813.82 (1.48 to 129.30)0.021
No (ref)1.001.00
EthnicityMinority ethnic0.76 (0.08 to 6.75)0.8140.75 (0.15 to 11.53)0.805
White (ref)1.001.00
CountryScotland0.44 (0.04 to 5.03)0.5080.47 (0.04 to 5.51)0.550
Wales0.98 (0.07 to 14.80)0.9920.95 (0.06 to 14.64)0.972
Northern Ireland0.59 (0.03 to 12.11)0.7310.57 (0.03 to 12.25)0.717
England (ref)1.001.00
IMD quartile1 (most deprived)1.59 (0.31 to 8.24)0.5871.57 (0.30 to 8.28)0.594
21.06 (0.21 to 5.29)0.9481.08 (0.21 to 5.46)0.923
31.03 (0.19 to 5.49)0.9701.02 (0.19 to 5.47)0.986
4 (least deprived, ref)1.001.00
HousingMortgage0.76 (0.19 to 3.07)0.7020.74 (0.18 to 3.00)0.671
Private renting1.60 (0.30 to 8.64)0.5871.58 (0.29 to 8.58)0.595
Renting council8.62 (1.96 to 37.8)0.0048.56 (1.92 to 38.19)0.005
Other1.56 (0.22 to 11.1)0.0421.53 (0.21 to 10.98)0.673
Owns home (ref)1.001.00
Self-reported general healthPoor94.6 (5.82 to 1540.0)0.001101.80 (6.13 to 1689.72)0.001
Fair17.6 (1.12 to 276.0)0.04217.93 (1.12 to 287.80)0.042
Good3.86 (0.23 to 66.0)0.3523.94 (0.23 to 68.90)0.348
Very good2.24 (0.12 to 40.8)0.5872.28 (0.12 to 42.57)0.580
Excellent (ref)1.00
  • IMD, Index of Multiple Deprivation.