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Table 2 Mixed models repeated measures of Work Ability Score (WAS) among women with a history of long-term sick leave

From: Importance of social capital at the workplace for return to work among women with a history of long-term sick leave: a cohort study

Models/Explanatory Variables Work Ability Score (1–10)    Difference between groups 1 and 2 Difference between groups 2 and 3
      Over time Over time
  LSM (SE)a LSM (SE)a LSM (SE)a LSM (SE)a Estimate (SE) Estimate (SE)
Groups Baseline 6 months 1 year 6 years p-value p-value
Social support
Help and support from immediate superiors and colleagues
   1. Often 4.5 (0.2) 5.4 (0.3) 5.2 (0.3) 6.3 (0.2) 2.2 (0.2) na
   2. Rarely 4.1 (0.2) 4.8 (0.2) 4.6 (0.2) 5.8 (0.2) <0.001  
Sense of community
Co-operation between colleagues
   1. High 4.5 (0.2) 5.3 (0.2) 5.2 (0.2) 6.3 (0.2) 2.6 (0.3) na
   2. Low 3.7 (0.3) 4.4 (0.3 4.1 (0.4) 5.2 (0.3) <0.001  
Quality of leadership
Immediate superiors good at solving conflicts
   1. Good 6.4 (0.7) 6.4 (0.9) 6.9 (0.8) 7.3 (0.8) 4.1 (0.9) 2.8 (0.4)
   2. Moderate 4.3 (0.2) 5.3 (0.2) 5.1 (0.2) 6.0 (0.2) <0.001 <0.001
   3. Poor 3.2 (0.3) 3.5 (0.4) 3.7 (0.4) 5.3 (0.4)   
 Immediate superiors give high priority to job satisfaction
   1. High 4.3 (0.5) 6.1 (0.6) 6.1 (0.6) 8.6 (0.6) 5.3 (0.7) 2.6 (0.4)
   2. Moderate 4.4 (0.2) 5.2 (0.2) 5.0 (0.2) 5.9 (0.2) <0.001 <0.001
   3. Low 3.3 (0.4) 3.5 (0.4) 3.5 (0.4) 5.1 (0.4)   
  1. aLeast squares mean (standard error)
  2. na not applicable