Table 3

 Employment transitions, income change and psychological distress*

OR95% CIOR95% CI
*Models are adjusted for current age (time t) psychological distress, limiting illness, marital status, caring status, home ownership and manual occupational class (all measured at time, t−1).
†Reference categories are “stay employed” for models of transitions from employment to non-employment, and “stay non-employed” for models of transitions from non-employment to employment.
Transition from employment to
    Not worse off financially1.480.95 to 2.330.580.34 to 1.00
    Worse off financially4.193.20 to 5.504.893.48 to 6.88
    Not worse off financially0.790.42 to 1.461.350.83 to 2.18
    Worse off financially1.140.67 to 1.931.110.71 to 1.72
Family care
    Not worse off financially1.271.00 to 1.63
    Worse off financially2.281.80 to 2.91
Transition to employment from
    Not better off financially1.030.71 to 1.511.150.76 to 1.75
    Better off financially0.340.25 to 0.480.430.28 to 0.65
Family care
    Not better off financially0.940.63 to 1.41
    Better off financially1.130.56 to 2.26