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Table 5 Factors associated with self-rated health among mineworkers

From: Factors associated with self-rated health among mineworkers in Zambia: a cross-sectional study

  OR 95% CI P value AOR 95% CI P value
Age (continuous valuable) 0.98 0.95, 1.01 0.121 0.99 0.95, 1.03 0.691
Income per month (Kwacha) 1.01 0.57, 1.79 0.966 1.00 1.00, 1.00 0.977
Educational status
 Did not complete high school 1    1   
 Completed high school 2.64 1.27, 5.48 0.009 3.09 1.04, 9.17 0.041
 Completed college/university 2.81 1.34, 5.92 0.006 3.11 1.02, 9.47 0.109
Employment status
 Regular employees 1    1   
 Contract employees 1.14 0.68, 1.89 0.625 0.98 0.43, 2.21 0.961
Job category
 Nonunderground work 1    1   
 Underground work 0.41 0.25, 0.68 < 0.001 0.41 0.21, 0.82 0.012
Provided a meal/snack at the workplace
 No 1    1   
 Yes 2.13 1.29, 3.51 0.003 1.85 0.92, 3.73 0.084
Guaranteed paid holidays
 No paid holidays 1    1   
 Less than 20 days 1.07 0.42, 2.71 0.884 0.89 0.27, 2.88 0.842
 20 days or more 0.98 0.50, 1.92 0.945 0.69 0.29, 1.63 0.395
Sickness insurance provided by the company
 No 1    1   
 Yes 1.66 0.98, 2.79 0.058 1.65 0.75, 3.66 0.216
Experienced violence from the boss
 No 1    1   
 Yes 0.54 0.32, 0.91 0.020 0.62 0.32, 1.23 0.172
Supervision in the workplace
 No 1    1   
 Yes 2.85 1.57, 5.17 0.001 1.96 0.86, 4.48 0.111
  1. A logistic regression analysis was conducted
  2. Missing values were excluded from the analysis