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Table 2 Associations between psychosocial and socioeconomic factors and colleagues’ negative perception (n =3,710)

From: Psychosocial factors and colleagues’ perceptions of return-to-work opportunities for workers with a psychiatric disorder: a Japanese population-based study

  Organizational climate   
Having a negative perception Not having a negative perception pa
n =1936 (%) n =1774 (%)  
Gender
  Male 883 (47.6) 972 (52.4) <0.01
  Female 1053 (56.8) 802 (43.2)  
Age range (years)
  20–29 375 (50.5) 367 (49.5) <0.01
  30–39 353 (47.6) 389 (52.4)  
  40–49 365 (49.2) 377 (50.8)  
  50–59 407 (54.9) 335 (45.1)  
  60–69 436 (58.8) 306 (41.2)  
Workplace social support score
  High (18–24) 483 (42.0) 668 (58.0) <0.01
  Middle (15–17) 491 (51.7) 459 (48.3)  
  Low (6–14) 952 (59.8) 647 (40.2)  
Job control score
  High (10–12) 202 (38.8) 319 (61.2) <0.01
  Middle (8–9) 788 (47.4) 875 (52.6)  
  Low (3–7) 946 (62.0) 580 (38.0)  
Job demand score
  Low (6–14) 709 (53.8) 608 (46.2) 0.16
  Middle (15–17) 644 (52.4) 564 (47.6)  
  High (18–24) 583 (50.0) 582 (50.0)  
Previous experience with colleagues with a psychiatric disorder
  Yes 250 (32.4) 522 (67.6) <0.01
  No 1686 (57.4) 1252 (42.6)  
Company size (number of employees)
  300+ 410 (41.0) 590 (59.0) <0.01
  50–299 737 (52.1) 678 (47.9)  
  0–49 789 (60.9) 506 (39.1)  
Occupation
  Manager 135 (39.6) 206 (60.4) <0.01
  White-collar employee 1319 (51.6) 1238 (48.4)  
  Blue-collar employee 482 (59.4) 330 (40.6)  
Educational level
  University and/or graduate school 767 (45.8) 907 (54.2) <0.01
  Technical college or junior college 500 (55.3) 404 (44.7)  
  Junior high school or high school 669 (59.1) 463 (40.9)  
Employment contract
  Regular 945 (47.7) 1035 (52.3) <0.01
  Non-regular 991 (57.3) 739 (42.7)  
  1. aChi-square