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Table 2 Factors with significant ( p ≤0.05) non-adjusted odds ratios (ORs) for recent suicidal thoughts among Italian and Swedish surgeons

From: Suicidal ideation among surgeons in Italy and Sweden – a cross-sectional study

Group Independent variables OR 95% CI p
Sweden     
Work-related Recent degrading experiences/harassment at work 4.10 1.83 – 9.17 0.001
  Role conflict 1.85 1.17 – 2.91 0.008
  Regular meetings to discuss situations at work 0.49 0.28 - 0.85 0.012
Work-family interface & health-related behaviours Work demands interfere with family life 1.59 1.03 – 2.48 0.038
  Sickness presenteeism 1.63 1.14 – 2.33 0.008
Psychological distress Disengagement 3.85 1.86 – 7.97 0.001
Italy     
Work-related Recent degrading experiences/harassment at work 2.97 1.24 – 7.10 0.015
  Recent degrading experiences/harassment at work by superior 3.26 1.34 – 7.92 0.009
Work-family interface & health-related behaviours Sickness presenteeism 1.68 1.08 – 2.60 0.021
Psychological distress Exhaustion 2.71 1.22 – 6.01 0.014
  Disengagement 2.50 1.19 – 5.25 0.015
  1. Bivariate logistic regression.