Table 1

Associations between perceived stress and job control and subjective and objective outcomes in the West of Scotland Collaborative Study and the Whitehall II Study

Outcome typeEffects in Collaborative Study11Effects in Whitehall II Study9, 10
*Rose angina in both studies;
†ECG abnormalities (Minnesota coding system) in both studies. All estimates adjusted for age, social position, and cardiovascular risk factors other than
‡ (only unadjusted estimates were reported in the paper).
Fully subjective*
    High exposure2.66 (1.61 to 4.41)2.02 (1.22 to 2.34)
    Medium exposure1.37 (0.91 to 2.08)1.44 (0.86 to 2.39)
    Low exposure1.001.00
Fully objective**
    High exposure0.67 (0.36 to 1.26)1.17 (0.8 to 1.8)
    Medium exposure1.03 (0.71 to 1.49)1.16 (0.8 to 1.7)
    Low exposure1.001.00‡