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Table 4 Significant interactions on cortisol concentrations (unstandardized coefficients)

From: The moderating role of personality traits in the relationship between work and salivary cortisol: a cross-sectional study of 401 employees in 34 Canadian companies

  Awakening 2 p.m. 4 p.m. Bedtime
1) Physical demands by self-esteem     
    Constant 2.885**    
    Physical demands −0.037    
    Self-esteem −0.014    
    Interaction 0.022*    
2) Physical demands by self-esteem     
    Constant    1.561**  
    Physical demands    0.031  
    Self-esteem    0.007  
    Interaction    0.030*  
3) Work hours by Agreeableness     
    Constant   1.912**   
    Work hours   0.013*   
    Agreeableness   −0.029*   
    Interaction   −0.005*   
4) Support form colleagues by neuroticism     
    Constant     1.002**
    Support from colleagues     −0.003
    Neuroticism     0.011
    Interaction     0.019*
  1. Note A: *p ≤ 0.05 and **p ≤ 0.01
  2. Note B: The following variables were controlled for in all models: skill utilization, decision authority, psychological demands, physical demands, number of hours worked, work schedule, support from coworkers, support from supervisors, locus of control (1 and 2), extraversion (3 and 4), conscientiousness (3 and 4), openness (3 and 4), gender, age, educational level, household income, social support outside the workplace, stressful childhood events, marital status, parental status, marital stress, parental stress, smoking, BMI, alcohol, psychotropic drugs, chronic health problems, physical activity, season, time of awakening