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Table 4 Occupational determinants of HRQL in crude and adjusted models

From: Health-related quality of life in a general population sample in Kazakhstan and its sociodemographic and occupational determinants

Position N (%) PCS MCS
Crude beta (95% CI) Model 1 beta (95% CI) Crude beta (95% CI) Model 2 beta (95% CI)
Teacher or faculty 386 (25.7) − 1.84 (− 2.83; − 0.86) NS NS
Manager 222 (14.8) 1.84 (0.63; 3.05) NS − 1.46 (− 2.77; − 0.14) − 1.66 (− 2.95; − 0.36)
Economist 143 (9.5) − 2.32 (− 3.78; − 0.85) NS − 2.05 (− 3.63; − 0.46) NS
Sales person 143 (9.5) NS − 1.88 (− 3.47; − 0.29) NS
Laborer 118 (7.9) − 2.01 (− 3.61; − 0.41) NS NS
Engineer 111 (7.4) − 1.67 (− 3.31; − 0.02) NS NS
Kindergarten teacher 54 (3.6) NS − 3.37 (− 5.87; − 0.87) NS
Secretary 26 (1.7) NS − 6.52 (− 10.09; − 2.96) − 5.18 (− 8.70; − 1.67)
Welder 24 (1.6) − 3.67 (− 7.10; − 0.24) NS − 3.92 (− 7.64; − 0.20) − 5.03 (− 8.70; − 1.36)
Information technology specialist 22 (1.5) NS 4.04 (0.16; 7.92) NS
Lab technician 20 (1.3) − 5.65 (− 9.40; − 1.91) NS NS
  1. Occupations with non-significant associations in crude models are not included. NS non-significant, PCS physical component score, MCS mental component score. Model 1: adjusted for age, sex, monthly income, cigarette and electronic cigarette smoking, waterpipe use, physical activity, alcohol use and exposure to SHS. Model 2: adjusted for age, sex, monthly income, cigarette smoking and physical activity