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Table 2 Results of the hierarchical logistic regression analysis on the chances for integrating into the workforce (full-time, part-time, and unemployed)

From: Integrating Israeli Defense Force (IDF) veterans with disabilities into the workforce: characteristics and predictors

 BS.E. BWaldExp (B)95% CI
Exp (B)
Step 1: Health Variables
 Fixed4.59***.27294.78  
 Mental vs. physical disability−1.51***.3816.06.22[.11, .46]
 Combination vs. physical disability−.43.262.81.65[.39, 1.08]
 Head injury vs. physical disability−1.08***.2716.16.34[.20, .58]
 Severity of disability−.04***.004134.03.96[.95, .97]
 Post-traumatic disability−.03***.0126.26.98[.96, .98]
 Chi-squared305.24***    
 −2 Log likelihood941.37    
 Nagelkerke R2.33***    
Step 2: Personal Variables
 Education.37**.129.141.44[1.14, 1.83]
 Age at injury-.06**.027.41.94[.90, .98]
 Rank  24.67***  
  NCO vs. enlisted.43.391.191.53[.71, 3.28]
  Officer vs. enlisted2.49***.6123.4318.93[5.75, 62.25]
 Previous work experience.99***.2516.072.69[1.65, 4.36]
 Circumstances of injury  22.36***  
  Accident vs. combat-.70*.315.09.50[.19, .62]
  General injury vs. combat-1.07***.3012.52.34[.19, .62]
  Illness vs. combat-1.77***.4813.83.17[.07, .43.]
  Driving accident vs. combat-.93**.2910.21.39[.22, .70]
  Terrorism vs. combat-.36.321.26.70[.38, 1.30]
 Type of military service  15.30***  
  Permanent army vs. compulsory-1.46***.4013.25.23.[.11, .51]
  Reserves vs. compulsory-.15.36.18.86[.42, 1.741]
 Δ Chi-Square120.09***    
 Chi-Square425.33***    
 −2 Log likelihood821.28    
 Nagelkerke R2.44***    
Step 3: Environmental Variables
 Housing assistance-.08.21.15.92[.62, 1.38]
 Peripheral Index.20**.077.431.22[1.06, 1.40]
 Family status  8.91*  
  Married vs. single-.86.502.96.42[.16, 1.13]
  Married with kids vs. single.57.313.471.77[.97, 3.24]
  Divorced vs. single.25.341.111.28[.81, 2.03]
 Δ Chi-Square15.48**    
 Chi-Square440.80***    
 −2 Log likelihood805.80    
 Nagelkerke R2.46***    
Step 4: Participation Variables
 Educational rehabilitation track2.90***.28106.1318.12[10.44, 31.44]
 Economic independence rehabilitation track.18.36.261.20[.60, 2.42]
 Work placement rehabilitation track2.41***.4233.0511.08[4.88, 25.15]
 Psycho-therapy assistance-.27.231.37.76[.48, 1.20]
 Δ Chi-Square158.69***    
 Chi-Square599.49***    
 −2 Log likelihood647.11    
 Nagelkerke R2.59***    
Step 5: Function and Body Variables
 No. of appeals at medical board-.19*.103.77.82[.68, 1.00]
 Number of impairments.20***.0515.291.22[1.11, 1.35]
 Assistance by attendant-.84.443.58.43[.18, 1.03]
 Δ Chi-Square25.23***    
 Chi-Square624.72***    
 −2 Log likelihood621.89    
 Nagelkerke R2.61***    
  1. CI Confidence interva
  2. ***p < .001; **p < .01; *p < .05