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Table 2 Effect of occupation (major groups) on non-melanoma skin cancers. OR and 95% confidence intervals. Estimates adjusted for a) age group, sex and center; b) age group, sex, exposure to sun, skin type and center. All cases, basal cell and squamous cell

From: Occupation and skin cancer: the results of the HELIOS-I multicenter case-control study

   TOTAL CASES
     Adjusted for age and sex Adjusted for age, sex, exposure to sun, and skin type
   Exp No exp OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Physical scientists, architects and engineers, biological and health scientists, mathematicians and economists Cases 129 1455 1.28 0.98–1.69 1.21 0.91–1.62
  Controls 98 1407     
Accountants, jurists, teachers, writers and artists Cases 185 1400 1.13 0.90–1.41 1.11 0.88–1.40
  Controls 158 1349     
Administrative and managerial workers Cases 60 1524 1.32 0.88–1.97 1.30 0.86–1.96
  Controls 43 1464     
Clerical and related workers Cases 287 1295 0.93 0.77–1.11 0.88 0.73–1.07
  Controls 292 1212     
Sales workers Cases 176 1406 0.90 0.72–1.13 0.89 0.71–1.11
  Controls 185 1321     
Service workers Cases 283 1302 0.85 0.71–1.02 0.85 0.71–1.02
  Controls 308 1196     
Agriculture, animal husbandry and fishermen Cases 486 1097 1.06 0.91–1.25 1.18 0.96–1.45
  Controls 436 1069     
Miners, metalworker, woodworkers, chemical workers Cases 288 1297 1.08 0.90–1.30 1.12 0.93–1.35
  Controls 258 1248     
Leather workers, welders, electricians and glass workers Cases 289 1295 0.91 0.76–1.10 0.90 0.74–1.08
  Controls 295 1211     
Rubber workers, graphic artists, painters, builders, transport workers Cases 431 1153 1.08 0.91–1.28 1.10 0.93–1.31
  Controls 387 1118     
   BASAL CELL
Physical scientists, architects and engineers, biological and health scientists, mathematicians and economists Cases 115 1217 1.38 1.04–1.83 1.26 0.94–1.69
  Controls 98 1407     
Accountants, jurists, teachers, writers and artists Cases 152 1181 1.10 0.87–1.40 1.07 0.84–1.37
  Controls 158 1349     
Administrative and managerial workers Cases 50 1282 1.35 0.89–2.05 1.31 0.85–2.01
  Controls 43 1464     
Clerical and related workers Cases 253 1077 0.97 0.80–1.17 0.90 0.74–1.10
  Controls 292 1212     
Sales workers Cases 159 1172 0.98 0.78–1.22 0.96 0.76–1.21
  Controls 185 1321     
Service workers Cases 246 1087 0.88 0.73–1.06 0.88 0.73–1.07
  Controls 308 1196     
Agriculture, animal husbandry and fishermen Cases 394 939 1.04 0.88–1.23 1.21 0.97–1.50
  Controls 436 1069     
Miners, metalworker, woodworkers, chemical workers Cases 246 1087 1.10 0.90–1.33 1.14 0.93–1.39
  Controls 258 1248     
Leather workers, welders, electricians and glass workers Cases 250 1083 0.96 0.79–1.16 0.93 0.76–1.13
  Controls 295 1211     
Rubber workers, graphic artists, painters, builders, transport workers Cases 353 980 1.07 0.90–1.27 1.10 0.92–1.32
  Controls 387 1118     
   SQUAMOUS CELL
Physical scientists, architects and engineers, biological and health scientists, mathematicians and economists Cases 10 173 0.88 0.45–1.72 0.85 0.40–1.80
  Controls 98 1407     
Accountants, jurists, teachers, writers and artists Cases 16 167 0.81 0.46–1.43 0.80 0.43–1.48
  Controls 158 1349     
Administrative and managerial workers Cases 8 175 1.27 0.59–2.77 1.43 0.61–3.32
  Controls 43 1464     
Clerical and related workers Cases 19 164 0.55 0.34–0.90 0.58 0.34–0.99
  Controls 292 1212     
Sales workers Cases 12 170 0.48 0.26–0.88 0.48 0.25–0.92
  Controls 185 1321     
Service workers Cases 24 159 0.66 0.42–1.02 0.65 0.40–1.03
  Controls 308 1196     
Agriculture, animal husbandry and fishermen Cases 75 106 1.34 0.95–1.89 1.00 0.65–1.54
  Controls 436 1069     
Miners, metalworker, woodworkers, chemical workers Cases 30 153 1.01 0.67–1.53 1.13 0.73–1.75
  Controls 258 1248     
Leather workers, welders, electricians and glass workers Cases 30 152 0.72 0.47–1.10 0.79 0.51–1.23
  Controls 295 1211     
Rubber workers, graphic artists, painters, builders, transport workers Cases 62 120 1.21 0.87–1.69 1.19 0.83–1.70
  Controls 387 1118     
  1. Exp : Exposed
  2. No Exp : No exposed