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Table 3 Job dissatisfaction according to the demand-control model among health workers, Bahia, Brazil, 2012

From: Occupational stress and job dissatisfaction with health work

Model scales Job dissatisfaction
n P (%) PR CI (95%) PR* CI (95%)*
Control
 Low 490 34.2 1.83 1.62–2.09 1.82 1.57–2.11
 High 278 18.6 *   *  
Psychological demand
 Low 358 20.9 *   *  
 High 429 32.8 1.56 1.39–1.77 1.56 1.36–1.79
Social support
 Low 610 29.9 1.76 1.49–2.08 1.77 1.47–2.13
 High 139 17.0 *    
Demand-control model
 Low strain 123 14.6 *   *  
 Passive work 223 28.5 1.96 1.60–2.38 1.99 1.59–2.49
 Active work 151 24.0 1.65 1.33–2.04 1.74 1.37–2.21
 High strain 260 41.4 2.84 2.36–3.43 2.81 2.78–3.48
  1. *Adjustment for gender, educational level, income, employment bond, and activities compatible with the position