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Table 4 Basal cell (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). OR and 95% confidence intervals associated with each occupation

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

     BASAL CELL   SQUAMOUS CELL
   Controls BCC Adjusted for age and sex   Adjusted for age, sex, exposure to sun, and phenotype   SCC Adjusted for age and sex   Adjusted for age, sex, exposure to sun, and phenotype  
   1507 1333      183     
CODE ISCO Exp Exp OR 95% CI OR 95% CI Exp OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
023 Electrical Engineers 3 4 1.50 0.34 – 6.74 1.10 0.24 – 5.05 1 2.93 0.30 – 29.16 3.24 0.29 – 35.73
033 Surveyor's Assistants 4 2 0.58 0.11 – 3.18 0.46 0.08 – 2.64 1 2.13 0.24 – 19.10 2.11 0.21 – 21.23
039 Engineer's Aides 5 2 0.46 0.09 – 2.38 0.45 0.08 – 2.36 1 1.81 0.22 – 15.06 2.47 0.23 – 26.27
067 Pharmacists 2 4 2.17 0.39 – 11.89 1.98 0.34 – 11.44 1 6.29 0.46 – 86.66 7.26 0.49 – 108.42
111 Professional Accountants 42 34 0.92 0.58 – 1.48 0.99 0.61 – 1.60 9 1.22 0.51 – 2.92 0.92 0.37 – 2.29
132 Secondary Education Teachers 25 41 1.88 1.13 – 3.11 1.76 1.05 – 2.94 3 1.6 0.47 – 5.48 1.9 0.52 – 6.87
133 Teacher, Primary Teachers 36 28 0.86 0.52 – 1.43 0.79 0.47 – 1.32 1 0.43 0.06 – 3.11 0.44 0.06 – 3.56
139 Teachers n.e.c. 7 7 1.14 0.40 – 3.26 0.96 0.33 – 2.79 1 1.73 0.21 – 14.09 2.33 0.28 – 19.73
193 Social Workers 2 5 2.87 0.55 – 14.86 2.45 0.46 – 13.24 0   -   -
202 Memb Legislative Bodies, high civil servants 2 2 1.13 0.16 – 8.05 1.25 0.17 – 9.06 2 5.08 0.73 – 35.53 3.62 0.42 – 31.07
211 General Managers 12 12 1.15 0.51 – 2.57 1.16 0.51 – 2.65 3 2.05 0.58 – 7.32 2.82 0.68 – 11.69
212 Factory Managers 2 8 4.68 0.99 – 22.16 3.52 0.73 – 16.92 0   -   -
219 Managers n.e.c. 25 22 1.01 0.56 – 1.80 0.94 0.52 – 1.71 3 0.83 0.25 – 2.77 1.03 0.28 – 3.77
321 Secretaries, Typists, Stenographers 29 31 1.21 0.72 – 2.03 1.05 0.62 – 1.79 0   -   -
331 Bookkeepers, Cashiers 62 52 0.93 0.64 – 1.36 0.85 0.58 – 1.26 5 0.88 0.35 – 2.21 1.1 0.41 – 2.95
339 Financial Clerks 19 19 1.09 0.57 – 2.07 0.98 0.51 – 1.88 1 0.48 0.07 – 3.53 0.57 0.07 – 4.39
342 Computer Operators 2 7 3.94 0.82 – 19.09 3.27 0.66 – 16.25 0   -   -
370 Mail Distribution Clerks 28 16 0.64 0.34 – 1.19 0.63 0.33 – 1.18 2 0.58 0.14 – 2.39 0.6 0.14 – 2.63
391 Stockroom Attendants 19 16 0.95 0.49 – 1.86 0.84 0.42 – 1.66 4 1.69 0.57 – 5.02 1.95 0.62 – 6.14
393 Clerks 85 80 1.05 0.77 – 1.44 1.01 0.73 – 1.41 8 0.95 0.45 – 2.00 1.22 0.55 – 2.69
399 Clerks n.e.c. 3 6 2.34 0.58 – 9.41 2.44 0.59 – 10.09 0   -   -
410 Shop Keepers 64 41 0.71 0.47 – 1.06 0.70 0.46 – 1.05 6 0.69 0.27 – 1.73 0.66 0.25 – 1.76
421 Sales Managers 4 9 2.63 0.81 – 8.58 2.27 0.69 – 7.50 0   -   -
431 Sales Engineers 5 13 3.01 1.07 – 8.49 3.02 1.05 – 8.66 0   -   -
432 Traveling Salesmen 25 20 0.93 0.51 – 1.68 0.95 0.52 – 1.74 1 0.26 0.04 – 1.89 0.27 0.04 – 2.06
451 Sales Clerks 73 62 0.95 0.67 – 1.35 0.92 0.64 – 1.31 3 0.41 0.13 – 1.30 0.49 0.15 – 1.60
452 Newsvendors 27 21 0.89 0.50 – 1.58 0.87 0.48 – 1.57 2 0.56 0.14 – 2.31 0.48 0.11 – 2.06
500 Bar, Hotel Managers 21 14 0.77 0.39 – 1.53 0.83 0.41 – 1.68 3 0.73 0.21 – 2.55 0.65 0.18 – 2.43
510 Restaurant, Hotel Owners 22 12 0.62 0.31 – 1.27 0.66 0.32 – 1.35 2 0.92 0.22 – 3.90 1.12 0.26 – 4.92
531 Cooks 25 8 0.36 0.16 – 0.81 0.39 0.17 – 0.87 0   -   -
532 Waiters 27 26 1.08 0.63 – 1.87 1.03 0.59 – 1.80 4 1.37 0.47 – 3.98 1.07 0.33 – 3.46
540 Service Workers n.e.c. 56 41 0.79 0.52 – 1.21 0.82 0.53 – 1.26 1 0.31 0.04 – 2.16 0.31 0.04 – 2.22
551 Building Caretakers 23 10 0.49 0.23 – 1.03 0.46 0.22 – 0.99 1 0.38 0.05 – 2.71 0.28 0.04 – 2.16
552 Charworkers 55 56 1.13 0.76 – 1.66 1.17 0.79 – 1.74 2 0.61 0.15 – 2.52 0.73 0.17 – 3.10
560 Launderers 9 7 0.88 0.32 – 2.37 0.98 0.36 – 2.70 1 1.38 0.17 – 11.03 2.21 0.26 – 18.49
570 Hairdressers, barbers, etc. 17 8 0.52 0.23 – 1.22 0.52 0.22 – 1.23 0   -   -
580 Memb. Armed Forces n.e.c. 34 29 1.00 0.60 – 1.66 0.95 0.56 – 1.60 5 0.91 0.34 – 2.41 0.9 0.32 – 2.52
582 Policemen 28 18 0.72 0.40 – 1.32 0.66 0.36 – 1.22 2 0.45 0.11 – 1.83 0.34 0.07 – 1.56
589 Protective Service Workers n.e.c. 15 17 1.38 0.68 – 2.82 1.36 0.66 – 2.82 3 1.16 0.33 – 4.00 0.96 0.24 – 3.80
599 Other service workers 20 24 1.37 0.75 – 2.50 1.31 0.71 – 2.42 1 0.48 0.07 – 3.47 0.34 0.04 – 2.87
611 General Farmers 85 68 0.88 0.63 – 1.23 0.93 0.65 – 1.32 21 1.76 1.04 – 2.98 1.45 0.83 – 2.55
612 Specialized Farmers 36 48 1.54 0.99 – 2.39 1.65 1.05 – 2.59 7 1.06 0.46 – 2.42 0.94 0.39 – 2.25
621 General Farm Workers 262 218 0.93 0.76 – 1.14 1.04 0.83 – 1.31 37 0.94 0.63 – 1.43 0.69 0.44 – 1.09
622 Field Crop Workers 41 40 1.10 0.70 – 1.71 1.14 0.72 – 1.79 4 0.74 0.26 – 2.08 0.65 0.22 – 1.88
623 Palmwine Harvesters 27 27 1.14 0.67 – 1.97 1.16 0.67 – 2.01 6 1.35 0.55 – 3.35 1.45 0.57 – 3.68
624 Livestock Workers 42 32 0.84 0.52 – 1.35 0.89 0.54 – 1.44 14 2.11 1.11 – 4.03 1.58 0.79 – 3.16
625 Milkers 11 11 1.16 0.50 – 2.68 1.17 0.49 – 2.77 5 3.64 1.22 – 10.83 2.36 0.75 – 7.45
700 Foremen 27 26 1.11 0.64 – 1.91 1.07 0.61 – 1.89 2 0.47 0.11 – 1.94 0.69 0.16 – 2.95
711 Miners and Quarrymen 4 25 7.34 2.54 – 21.20 7.96 2.72 – 23.23 4 4.98 1.23 – 20.18 3.58 0.81 – 15.94
728 Galvinizers 4 8 2.32 0.69 – 7.73 2.51 0.74 – 8.49 2 4.08 0.74 – 22.47 5.42 0.92 – 31.95
729 Metal Processors n.e.c. 8 8 1.14 0.42 – 3.04 1.17 0.43 – 3.18 2 1.88 0.39 – 9.06 2.78 0.54 – 14.28
749 Chemical Workers 1 5 5.71 0.66 – 49.10 5.70 0.65 – 50.42 0   -   -
773 Butchers and Meat Preparers 17 4 0.27 0.09 – 0.81 0.26 0.09 – 0.78 4 1.74 0.58 – 5.28 1.86 0.54 – 6.34
774 Cannery Workers 12 15 1.40 0.65 – 3.02 1.61 0.74 – 3.53 2 1.96 0.43 – 8.93 2.28 0.47 – 11.18
776 Confectionery Makers 22 13 0.66 0.33 – 1.32 0.69 0.34 – 1.38 4 1.51 0.51 – 4.41 1.81 0.58 – 5.67
791 Tailors and Dressmakers 41 42 1.17 0.75 – 1.83 1.19 0.76 – 1.89 2 0.83 0.20 – 3.47 1.05 0.24 – 4.55
795 Sewing Machine Operators 24 22 1.06 0.59 – 1.93 1.06 0.58 – 1.94 1 0.69 0.09 – 4.99 0.5 0.06 – 4.14
796 Upholsterers 5 4 0.93 0.25 – 3.48 0.94 0.25 – 3.57 1 2.06 0.25 – 17.31 3.58 0.40 – 31.81
832 Tool and Die Makers 23 13 0.64 0.32 – 1.28 0.58 0.29 – 1.16 1 0.29 0.04 – 2.08 0.26 0.03 – 2.07
834 Machine Operators in Factory 59 50 0.96 0.65 – 1.42 0.94 0.63 – 1.39 5 0.72 0.29 – 1.81 0.75 0.29 – 1.96
839 Locksmiths 19 12 0.72 0.35 – 1.50 0.79 0.38 – 1.65 3 1.73 0.50 – 5.92 1.79 0.49 – 6.56
841 Machinists or Fitters 25 20 0.95 0.52 – 1.73 0.85 0.46 – 1.56 4 1.14 0.39 – 3.33 1.18 0.39 – 3.62
842 Instrument Makers 22 15 0.76 0.39 – 1.47 0.75 0.38 – 1.46 1 0.41 0.06 – 2.94 0.57 0.08 – 4.33
849 Machinery fitters, machine assemblers and precision instrument makers 45 40 1.01 0.65 – 1.56 0.98 0.63 – 1.52 7 1.42 0.63 – 3.23 2.08 0.88 – 4.92
855 Electricians 20 9 0.51 0.23 – 1.13 0.45 0.20 – 1.01 0   -   -
872 Welders 19 11 0.65 0.31 – 1.37 0.65 0.30 – 1.39 1 0.42 0.06 – 3.09 0.41 0.05 – 3.16
873 Sheet-Metal Workers 18 9 0.57 0.25 – 1.27 0.60 0.27 – 1.37 0   -   -
874 Structural Steel Workers 3 2 0.75 0.12 – 4.50 0.89 0.15 – 5.47 2 4.57 0.78 – 26.71 2.89 0.33 – 25.50
892 Potters 5 10 2.33 0.79 – 6.85 2.05 0.69 – 6.10 0   -   -
902 Tire Makers and Vulcanizers 7 3 0.49 0.13 – 1.90 0.60 0.15 – 2.35 2 2.78 0.58 – 13.38 3.91 0.73 – 20.98
910 Paper and paperboard product makers 8 13 1.87 0.77 – 4.55 1.72 0.69 – 4.25 3 2.34 0.61 – 8.95 2.47 0.59 – 10.41
922 Printing Pressmen 3 4 1.52 0.34 – 6.80 1.63 0.36 – 7.49 1 2.28 0.24 – 21.18 4.06 0.4 – 41.67
926 Bookbinders 3 7 2.59 0.67 – 10.06 2.53 0.64 – 10.08 0   -   -
931 Painters, Construction 16 18 1.31 0.66 – 2.58 1.23 0.61 – 2.46 3 2.06 0.58 – 7.23 1.59 0.41 – 6.23
942 Basketweavers 3 2 0.75 0.13 – 4.50 0.31 0.03 – 3.09 1 3.47 0.36 – 33.69 4.47 0.45 – 44.60
951 Masons 47 50 1.25 0.83 – 1.89 1.41 0.93 – 2.14 16 2.41 1.33 – 4.36 2.55 1.36 – 4.78
954 Carpenters 27 19 0.81 0.45 – 1.47 0.82 0.44 – 1.50 4 1.1 0.39 – 3.14 1.37 0.46 – 4.08
959 Construction Workers 16 10 0.70 0.32 – 1.56 0.76 0.34 – 1.7 7 2.53 1.03 – 6.23 2.95 1.12 – 7.74
969 Stationary engine and related equipment operators 6 3 0.59 0.15 – 2.37 0.73 0.18 – 2.97 4 4.75 1.33 – 16.92 5.31 1.34 – 21.04
971 Dockers and Freight Handlers 79 53 0.75 0.52 – 1.07 0.78 0.54 – 1.12 8 0.79 0.37 – 1.65 0.83 0.38 – 1.78
973 Crane and Hoist Operators 7 4 0.65 0.19 – 2.23 0.66 0.19 – 2.28 2 2.09 0.44 – 10.03 2.56 0.52 – 12.73
983 Railway Engine Drivers and Firemen 2 9 5.08 1.09 – 23.65 4.55 0.96 – 21.57 1 2.41 0.22 – 26.42 2.86 0.23 – 35.14
985 Drivers 64 53 0.95 0.65 – 1.39 0.95 0.65 – 1.40 8 0.85 0.40 – 1.79 0.79 0.37 – 1.73
999 Laborers n.e.c. 90 98 1.30 0.96 – 1.77 1.39 1.01 – 1.89 19 1.39 0.82 – 2.35 1.24 0.71 – 2.18