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Table 4 Risk of disability pension by occupational class, separate and cumulative adjustments.

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

      Work-related factors
Separate adjustments Gender only Healtha Years in current
occupation
Working hours
per week
Physical demands Job demands Job control
Occupational class HR 95% CI HR 95% CI HR 95% CI HR 95% CI HR 95% CI HR 95% CI HR 95% CI
Administrators and professionals 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
Routine non-manual workers 1.76 (1.15-2.71) 1.49 (0.95-2.36) 1.73 (1.12-2.67) 1.74 (1.11-2.72) 1.65 (1.05-2.59) 1.86 (1.21-2.87) 1.51 (0.96-2.35)
Skilled manual workers 2.86 (1.86-4.38) 2.53 (1.60-3.98) 2.58 (1.66-3.99) 2.88 (1.84-4.50) 2.24 (1.38-3.63) 3.08 (2.00-4.73) 2.26 (1.44-3.55)
Unskilled manual workers 4.76 (3.00-7.55) 2.78 (1.65-4.68) 4.71 (2.95-7.51) 4.74 (2.93-7.67) 3.93 (2.35-6.57) 5.20 (3.26-8.28) 3.39 (2.07-5.56)
Cumulative adjustments Gender only + health a Years in current
occupation b
+ Working hours
per week c
+ Physical demands d + Job demands e + Job control f
Administrators and professionals 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
Routine non-manual workers 1.76 (1.15-2.71) 1.49 (0.95-2.36) 1.55 (0.98-2.46) 1.58 (0.98-2.54) 1.51 (0.93-2.45) 1.52 (0.93-2.47) 1.41 (0.84-2.33)
Skilled manual workers 2.86 (1.86-4.38) 2.53 (1.60-3.98) 2.44 (1.53-3.87) 2.57 (1.58-4.17) 2.21 (1.30-3.76) 2.20 (1.29-3.74) 1.87 (1.07-3.27)
Unskilled manual workers 4.76 (3.00-7.55) 2.78 (1.65-4.68) 2.78 (1.64-4.71) 2.95 (1.71-5.09) 2.57 (1.43-4.62) 2.60 (1.44-4.67) 2.12 (1.14-3.95)
  1. Hazard ratios (HRs) and 95% CIs from Cox regression models adjusted for gender.
  2. a Adjusted for gender and health (somatic diagnosis, somatic conditions based on medication use, mental health, self-perceived health and somatic symptoms)
  3. b Adjusted for gender, health and years in current occupation
  4. c Adjusted for gender, health, years in current occupation and working hours per week
  5. d Adjusted for gender, health, years in current occupation, working hours per week and physical demands
  6. e Adjusted for gender, health, years in current occupation, working hours per week, physical demands and job demands
  7. f Adjusted for gender, health, years in current occupation, working hours per week, physical demands, job demands and job control