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Table 4 Results of multilevel linear regression to assess depressive symptomatology (CES-D) in men (n = 856)

From: Are social conflicts at work associated with depressive symptomatology? Results from the population-based LIFE-Adult-Study

VariableNull modelModel 1Model 2
coeff95% CIcoeff95% CIcoeff95% CI
Individual level
 Intercept/constant8.658.26; 9.057.914.52; 11.318.304.20; 12.20
 Age  0.03−0.01; 0.070.03−0.01; 0.07
 Education: middle  −1.57−3.71; 0.56−1.60−3.71; 0.56
 Education: high (ref: low)  −2.08−4.25; 0.08−2.09−4.26; 0.07
 Social resources  −0.20−0.26; − 0.13−0.20− 0.27; − 0.13
 Neuroticism  1.861.56; 2.171.861.55; 2.16
 Extraversion  −0.26−0.55; 0.02−0.26− 0.54; 0.02
Occupational level      
 Interpersonal conflict    −0.14−0.98; 0.69
Random effects      
 Intercept SD0.500.11; 2.231.67*10−64.67*10−9; 0.003.63*10−70.00; 0.00
ICC0.008 1.24*10−13 5.81*10−15 
Log Likelihood− 2657.96 − 2549.59 −2549.53 
LR-TestChi2 = 0.55; P = 0.229 Chi2 = 0.00; P = 1.00 Chi2 = 0.00; P = 1.00 
AIC5321.93 5117.17 5119.06 
  1. CI confidence interval; SD standard deviation; education assessed according to CASMIN (Comparative Analysis of Social Mobility in Industrial Nations)-classification categories low, middle, and high; neuroticism and extraversion assessed by the NEO-16-AM; social resources assessed by the Lubben Social Network Scale; CES-D Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale; significant associations presented in bold type