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Table 3 Comparison of the categories which reported difficulty in the components of “Body structures” according to employment status (n = 149)

From: Factors associated with employment in patients undergoing hemodialysis: a mixed methods study

ICF category Difficulty in current and/or previous workplaces Logistic regression analysis
Experienced (%) Not experienced (%) Univariate Multivariatea
n = 87 n = 62 P* OR 95% CI P OR 95% CI P
s220 Structure of eyeball 54.0 80.6 0.001 0.34 0.15–0.78 0.010 1.28 0.15–11.04 0.820
s410 Structure of cardiovascular system 33.3 56.5 0.005 0.45 0.22–0.91 0.027 2.04 0.54–7.72 0.292
s4100 Heart 25.3 1.6 <0.001 12.22 1.59–93.70 0.016 5.33 0.39–72.44 0.209
s550 Structure of pancreas 3.4 1.6 0.641 1.35 0.14–13.34 0.797
s5801 Thyroid gland 8.0 6.5 0763 0.77 0.21–2.76 0.683 0.23 0.02–2.66 0.241
s5802 Parathyroid gland 8.0 6.5 0.763 1.22 0.49–2.99 0.670 6.45 0.11–1.87 0.273
s610 Structure of urinary system 88.5 35.5 <0.001 4.94 2.34–10.44 <0.001 1.00 0.32–3.16 0.998
s6100 Kidneys 100.0 100.0 NA
s630 Structure of reproductive system 9.2 8.1 0.809 0.69 0.21–2.24 0.537
s730 Structure of upper extremity 50.6 53.2 0.750 0.66 0.33–1.34 0.253 0.55 0.20–1.56 0.261
s750 Structure of lower extremity 24.1 25.8 0.816 1.07 0.48–2.42 0.862 1.43 0.43–4.84 0.562
s770 Additional musculoskeletal structures related to movement 4.6 3.2 1.000 2.30 0.26–20.23 0.454 6.28 0.40–98.48 0.191
s830 Structure of nails 62.1 79.0 0.027 0.72 0.33–1.56 0.399 1.79 0.52–6.20 0.359
  1. OR odds ratio, ICF International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, CI confidence interval
  2. *Chi-square test
  3. aAdjusting for age, hemodialysis vintage, presence of diabetic nephropathy, retinopathy and neuropathy, cerebral vascular disorder, anemia, and employment status
  4. NA refers to "not applicable"