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Table 4 Multivariable hazard ratios (HRs) a for all-cause death, stratified by age and sex, among individuals with prevalent sickness absence or disability pension due to an otoaudiological diagnosis in 2005, with follow-up through 2010

From: Sickness absence and disability pension due to otoaudiological diagnoses: risk of premature death – a nationwide prospective cohort study

  Number of deaths No sick leave & no disability pension All sick leave with non-otoaudiological diagnoses Sick leave with otoaudiological diagnoses Disability pension with non-otoaudiological diagnoses Disability pension with otoaudiological diagnoses
Age       
 ≤57 37 157 1.00 (ref) 1.91 (1.86-1.96) 0.81 (0.55-1.21) 4.23 (4.13-4.34) 1.39 (1.11-1.76)
 >57 33 789 1.00 (ref) 1.37 (1.34-1.41) 0.78 (0.57-1.06) 2.13 (2.08-2.18) 1.15 (1.00-1.33)
Sex       
 Women 27 489 1.00 (ref) 1.51 (1.47-1.56) 0.87 (0.62-1.21) 2.24 (2.18-2.31) 1.02 (0.85-1.23)
 Men 43 459 1.00 (ref) 1.55 (1.51-1.59) 0.64 (0.45-0.92) 2.56 (2.50-2.62) 1.22 (1.04-1.44)
  1. Note: Mean age of death = 57 years.
  2. aAge (20–34, 35–44, 45–54, 55–64) or sex (female, male), where applicable, and family situation (married/cohabitant, married/cohabitant with children, single, single with child, child living with parent); type of living area (larger cities, medium-sized cities, smaller places); birth country (Sweden, Nordic countries, Europe, other part of the world); education (0–9, 10-12, >12 years); hospitalization days (total days 2000–2005: 0, 1–4, >4), including 5 196 998 observations due to missing data on education and/or family situation.