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Table 5 Results of multilevel linear regression to assess depressive symptomatology (CES-D) in women (n = 1308)

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

VariableNull modelModel 1Model 2
coeff.95% CIcoeff.95% CIcoeff.95% CI
Individual level
 Intercept/constant10.7510.18; 11.3310.596.46; 14.7210.064.96; 15.16
 Age  −0.03−0.07; 0.02−0.03−0.07; 0.02
 Education: middle  −2.23−5.07; 0.62−2.21−5.06; 0.63
 Education: high (ref: low)  −3.34−6.25; −0.43−3.33−6.24;-0.42
 Social resources  −0.27−0.34; − 0.19−0.27− 0.34; − 0.19
 Neuroticism  2.932.63; 3.242.942.63; 3.24
 Extraversion  −0.32−0.59; − 0.06−0.32− 0.59; − 0.06
Occupational level
 Interpersonal conflict    0.17−0.80; 1.14
Random effects
 Intercept SD1.050.53; 2.080.650.28; 1.490.630.27; 1.50
ICC0.019 0.010 0.001 
Log Likelihood− 4500.89 − 4280.40 −4280.34 
LR-TestChi2 = 6.87; P = 0.004 Chi2 = 3.40; P = 0.032 Chi2 = 3.05; P = 0.040 
AIC9007.77 8578.80 8580.68 
  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