Table 3

Reduced model, and interactions. Multiple logistic regression model of association between family violence and employment status

FactorsReduced modelModel with interactions: employment and satisfaction with social relationshipsModel with interactions: employment and alcoholModel with interactions: employment and number of children
Odds ratio95% CIOdds ratio95% CIOdds ratio95% CIOdds ratio95% CI
LowerUpperLowerUpperLowerUpperLowerUpper
Employment status 1992
Full time work1.001.001.001.00
Part time work1.050.511.995.300.3954.841.090.442.381.130.373.14
Working w/Welfare3.701.279.731.790.0395.803.570.8212.012.910.2122.89
Non-employed1.010.601.652.540.4414.110.520.241.052.261.064.72
Total number of children in household in 921.231.071.411.251.081.431.251.081.431.391.171.64
Satisfaction with social relationship0.770.710.820.800.730.870.770.710.830.770.710.82
Total number of drinks in past 30 days1.421.281.591.431.281.601.311.151.501.411.271.58
In 1987 did arguments became physical?
 No1.001.001.001.00
 Yes5.943.3110.375.793.2110.165.973.3310.445.883.2710.28
Interactions
Full time work/satisfaction with relationships1.00
Part time work/satisfaction with relationships0.850.671.09
Working with welfare/satisfaction with relationships1.070.751.54
Non-employed/satisfaction with relationships0.910.771.08
Full time work/alcohol drinks1.00
Part time work/alcohol drinks0.920.611.36
Working with welfare/alcohol drinks0.980.581.70
Non-employed/alcohol drinks1.411.111.82
Full time work/number of children1.00
Part time work/number of children0.940.591.41
Working with welfare/number of children1.030.512.28
Non-employed/number of children0.640.450.88
  • The model controls for age, sex, income and education.