Table 3

Differences in prevalence of very severe anxiety, depression and/or hostility symptoms (scores 95th centile) between study groups (N=3550)

Very severe anxiety symptomsVery severe depression symptoms
SymptomsAdj.Adj.SymptomsAdj.Adj.
N%OR95% CIp ValueOR95% CIp ValueN%OR95% CIp ValueOR95% CIp Value
Groups
 Police officers 1 (Ref.)21.41   21.41   
 Police officers 2 (Ref. second column)30.60.410.07 to 2.500.341 61.20.860.17 to 4.320.861 
 Bank empl., not victim robbery90.80.730.15 to 3.560.691.740.45 to 6.780.42302.72.090.48 to 9.030.332.410.96 to 6.020.06
 Bank empl., victim robbery74.74.080.81 to 20.620.099.812.44 to 39.500.00138.87.221.58 to 33.110.018.353.06 to 22.800.00
 Psychiatric hospital empl.10.50.380.03 to 4.410.440.910.09 to 9.120.94135.94.921.07 to 22.710.045.682.06 to 15.640.00
 Trainees AT324.53.200.70 to 14.530.137.672.18 to 27.040.00699.78.391.97 to 35.670.009.704.02 to 23.440.00
 Soldiers, not deployed before20.70.540.07 to 4.140.551.300.20 to 8.380.7810.40.220.02 to 2.520.220.260.03 to 2.190.21
 Soldiers, deployed before00.0NA   20.80.560.08 to 4.090.570.650.13 to 3.300.61
 Firefighters00.0NA   21.61.120.15 to 8.060.911.300.26 to 6.520.75
 Social welfare11.31.040.09 to 12.240.972.500.25 to 25.410.4445.34.630.81 to 26.490.085.341.43 to 19.960.01
Education
 Low medium (Ref.)291.11   823.21   
 High medium282.91.190.64 to 2.210.581.200.64 to 2.240.56606.20.870.59 to 1.300.500.870.59 to 1.300.51
Age
 18–30 (Ref.)161.21   524.01   
 31–35322.00.980.40 to 2.420.960.990.39 to 2.490.98674.21.180.68 to 2.040.561.180.68 to 2.050.57
 46–6591.31.150.53 to 2.49.721.160.52 to 2.590.71233.40.930.56 to 1.530.760.920.56 to 1.540.76
Gender
 Males (Ref.)411.91   863.91   
 Females161.20.610.32 to 1.170.140.620.32 to 1.190.15564.20.790.53 to 1.180.250.800.54 to 1.190.27
Very severe hostility symptomsVery severe symptoms composite variable
SymptomsAdj.Adj.SymptomsAdj.Adj.
N%OR95% CIp ValueOR95% CIp ValueN%OR95% CIp ValueOR95% CIp Value
Groups
 Police officers 1 (Ref.)21.41   32.11    
 Police officers 1 (Ref. second column)51.00.730.14 to 3.790.701 71.40.670.17 to 2.620.561  
 Bank empl., not victim robbery282.51.670.38 to 7.310.502.250.83 to 6.120.11514.62.310.70 to 7.640.173.421.50 to 7.780.00
 Bank empl., victim robbery96.14.410.92 to 21.200.065.971.92 to 18.540.001912.87.162.04 to 25.100.0010.634.31 to 26.210.00
 Psychiatric hospital empl.73.22.400.48 to 12.070.293.230.98 to 10.650.05167.34.021.13 to 14.360.035.952.36 to 15.050.00
 Trainees AT446.25.711.32 to 24.720.027.712.90 to 20.490.009613.58.382.55 to 27.510.0012.435.55 to 27.830.00
 Soldiers, not deployed before72.51.260.25 to 6.420.781.700.51 to 5.720.3982.91.120.29 to 4.430.871.670.58 to 4.820.34
 Soldiers, deployed before41.71.020.18 to 5.750.991.380.36 to 5.300.6462.51.100.27 to 4.540.891.640.54 to 5.000.38
 Firefighters21.61.070.15 to 7.760.941.490.28 to 7.780.6432.41.110.22 to 5.590.901.660.42 to 6.510.47
 Social welfare79.29.201.81 to 46.910.0112.573.73 to 42.400.00911.87.681.97 to 29.890.0011.414.01 to 32.450.00
Education
 Low medium (Ref.)783.01 1 1345.21    
 High medium373.90.620.39 to 0.990.050.620.39 to 0.990.05848.70.790.56 to 1.100.160.790.56 to 1.100.16
Age
 18–30 (Ref.)534.11 1 886.81    
 31–35442.81.560.85 to 2.850.151.670.89 to 3.110.11966.01.280.82 to 2.020.281.310.83 to 2.060.25
 46–65182.70.870.49 to 1.540.630.950.52 to 1.720.86345.10.920.60 to 1.390.690.940.61 to 1.440.77
Gender
 Males (Ref.)663.01 1 1305.91 1  
 Females493.60.870.55 to 1.350.530.880.56 to 1.370.56886.50.810.58 to 1.120.200.810.59 to 1.130.22
  • *Anxiety and/or depression and/or hostility.

  • Adj. OR, OR adjusted for all study variables; AT, Assertiveness Training; empl., employee; NA, not applicable because the prevalence of very severe anxiety symptoms among firefighter is zero; Ref., reference group.