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Table 3 Non-melanoma skin cancer. OR and 95% confidence intervals associated with selected occupations*

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

   Cases Controls Adjusted for age and sex Adjusted for age, sex, and exposure to sun Adjusted for age, sex, exposure to sun, and skin type
Code ISCO Exp No Exp Exp No Exp OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
034 Engineering Technicians 6 1579 3 1504 1.90 0.47 – 7.60 1.86 0.46 – 7.49 2.07 0.51 – 8.44
067 Pharmacist 6 1579 2 1505 2.88 0.58 – 14.36 2.81 0.56 – 14.02 2.82 0.55 – 14.43
132 Secondary Education Teachers 46 1539 25 1482 1.80 1.10 – 2.95 1.78 1.08 – 2.92 1.75 1.05 – 2.89
193 Social Workers 5 1580 2 1505 2.47 0.48 – 12.79 2.41 0.46 – 12.47 2.25 0.42 – 12.16
212 Factory Managers 9 1576 2 1505 4.37 0.94 – 20.33 4.24 0.91 – 19.74 3.46 0.73 – 16.33
342 Computer Operators 7 1578 2 1505 3.52 0.73 – 17.01 3.46 0.71 – 16.77 3.07 0.62 – 15.22
399 Clerks n.e.c. 6 1579 3 1504 1.97 0.49 – 7.93 1.96 0.49 – 7.86 2.08 0.50 – 8.59
431 Sales Engineers 13 1572 5 1502 2.49 0.88 – 7.01 2.44 0.87 – 6.89 2.53 0.88 – 7.25
531 Cooks 8 1577 25 1481 0.31 0.14 – 0.69 0.31 0.14 – 0.69 0.34 0.15 – 0.76
551 Building Caretakers 12 1573 23 1484 0.50 0.25 – 1.00 0.50 0.25 – 1.00 0.46 0.23 – 0.95
612 Specialized Farmers 55 1530 36 1471 1.44 0.94 – 2.21 1.47 0.95 – 2.26 1.49 0.96 – 2.32
711 Miners and Quarrymen 29 1556 4 1503 6.86 2.40 – 19.6 7.07 2.47 – 20.24 7.04 2.44 – 20.31
728 Galvinizers 11 1574 4 1503 2.60 0.82 – 8.20 2.58 0.82 – 8.16 2.91 0.91 – 9.25
749 Chemical Worker s 5 1580 1 1506 4.58 0.53 – 39.39 4.59 0.53 – 39.46 4.51 0.51 – 39.87
773 Butchers and Meat Preparers 8 1577 17 1489 0.45 0.19 – 1.04 0.44 0.19 – 1.04 0.41 0.17 – 0.97
811 Cabinetmakers 3 1582 10 1497 0.28 0.08 – 1.02 0.28 0.08 – 1.02 0.27 0.07 – 0.99
855 Electricians 9 1576 20 1487 0.42 0.19 – 0.94 0.42 0.19 – 0.93 0.38 0.17 – 0.85
926 Bookbinders 7 1578 3 1504 2.26 0.58 – 8.77 2.26 0.58 – 8.77 2.12 0.53 – 8.46
951 Masons 69 1516 47 1460 1.42 0.97 – 2.08 1.44 0.98 – 2.13 1.54 1.04 – 2.27
983 Railway Engine Drivers and Firemen 10 1575 2 1505 4.55 0.99 – 20.89 4.49 0.98 – 20.62 4.14 0.89 – 19.29
999 Laborers n.e.c. 122 1463 90 1417 1.32 0.99 – 1.76 1.34 1.00 – 1.80 1.37 1.02 – 1.85
  1. * Criterion: OR>2 or statistically significant OR (lower limit of OR adjusted for age, sex, exposure to sun and skin type > = .9 or upper limit <1).