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Table 1 Distribution of participants, incidence of disability pension awards, total and stratified by gender.

From: Disability pension by occupational class - the impact of work-related factors: The Hordaland Health Study Cohort

     Disability pension
Occupational class Total n (%) Men n (%) Women n (%) Total n (%) Men n (%) Women n (%)
     p < 0.001* p = 0.003* p < 0.001*
Administrators and professionals 2393 (34.0) 1442 (49.1) 951 (23.2) 32 (1.3) 17 (1.2) 15 (1.6)
Routine non-manual workers 2492 (35.4) 444 (15.1) 2048 (50.0) 73 (2.9) 9 (2.0) 64 (3.1)
Skilled manual workers 1535 (21.8) 780 (26.6) 755 (18.4) 62 (4.0) 23 (2.9) 39 (5.2)
Unskilled manual workers 611 (8.7) 269 (9.2) 342 (8.3) 42 (6.9) 11 (4.1) 31 (9.1)
Total 7031 (100) 2935 (100) 4096 (100) 209 (3.0) 60 (2.0) 149 (3.6)
  1. 2 for differences between groups