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Table 3 The effect of reorganization on sickness absence - education interaction effects

From: Reorganization increases long-term sickness absence at all levels of hospital staff: panel data analysis of employees of Norwegian public hospitals

  Change in number of days Change in number of days
  Random effectsa Fixed effects
  Coeff. IRR CI Coeff. IRR CI
Age 1.10*** 1.09-1.12 1.14 1.12-1.16
Reorganization (low degree as reference)   
Moderate (Tertiary, lower) 1.15 0.98-1.34 1.11 0.95-1.29
High (Tertiary, lower) 1.01 0.86-1.19 0.99 0.85-1.16
Primary × moderate 0.85 0.68-1.07 0.85 0.67-1.08
Primary × high 1.13 0.88-1.45 1.12 0.87-1.43
Secondary × moderate 1.01 0.83-1.23 1.01 0.82-1.25
Secondary × high 1.13 0.92-1.39 1.13 0.91-1.39
Secondary health training × moderate 0.99 0.80-1.22 0.99 0.82-1.20
Secondary health training × high 0.99 0.80-1.22 0.99 0.80-1.21
Trained nurses × moderate 1.01 0.85-1.19 1.01 0.85-1.20
Trained nurses × high 1.12 0.93-1.35 1.12 0.94-1.34
Tertiary, higher degree × moderate 0.96 0.57-1.63 0.96 0.59-1.56
Tertiary, higher degree × high 1.41 0.78-2.56 1.40 0.81-2.45
Physicians × moderate 1.08 0.78-1.50 1.07 0.78-1.46
Physicians × high 1.51* 1.05-2.19 1.50* 1.05-2.14
N (Person-years) 106,715 31,324
N (Persons) 68,630 15,662
  1. Note: Poisson regression. Incidence Rate Ratio shown with 95% confidence intervals using robust standard errors computed with vce(bootstrap). Significance probabilities (***p < .001, *p < .05).
  2. aGender and main effects for education were included in the random effects model.