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Table 6 Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic disease mortality: Number of fatalities and HRs for endocrine, nutritional and metabolic disease according to socio-economic status for women and men in Sweden from 1960 to 20041

From: Socio-economic status and overall and cause-specific mortality in Sweden

Endocrine nutritional and metabolic diseases Women Men
  Fatalities HR3 (95% CI) Fatalities HR4 (95% CI)
Overall endocrine nutritional and metabolic diseases 2     
   Blue-collar worker 5473 Ref. 5458 Ref.
   Service worker 1159 0.94 (0.88;1.00) 195 1.28 (1.11;1.48)
   Farmhand 697 1.21 (1.12;1.31) 582 1.06 (0.97;1.15)
   Farmer 1797 0.86 (0.81;0.91) 1440 0.91 (0.87;0.98)
   White-collar worker 2674 0.56 (0.54;0.59) 2754 0.81 (0.77;0.85)
   Employer 163 0.42 (0.36;0.49) 288 0.81 (0.72;0.91)
   Entrepreneur 1153 0.74 (0.69;0.79) 1347 1.12 (1.06;1.19)
   Professional 91 0.51 (0.42;0.63) 132 0.91 (0.77;1.08)
   Military personnel 45 0.54 (0.40;0.72) 67 0.56 (0.44;0.72)
Diabetes Mellitus     
   Blue-collar worker 4651 Ref. 4463 Ref.
   Service worker 976 0.93 (0.87;1.00) 167 1.35 (1.15;1.57)
   Farmhand 586 1.20 (1.10;1.30) 486 1.09 (0.99;1.19)
   Farmer 1525 0.85 (0.80;0.90) 1191 0.93 (0.87;0.99)
   White-collar worker 2056 0.51 (0.49;0.54) 2211 0.79 (0.75;0.83)
   Employer 109 0.33 (0.27;0.40) 232 0.80 (0.70;0.91)
   Entrepreneur 935 0.70 (0.65;0.75) 1133 1.16 (1.08;1.24)
   Professional 69 0.46 (0.36;0.58) 107 0.91 (0.75;1.10)
   Military personnel 30 0.42 (0.30;0.61) 52 0.53 (0.40;0.69)
  1. 1 Bold type, 95% CI does not include 1.00
  2. 2 ICD codes: ICD-7: 240–289, ICD-8: 240–279, ICD-9: 240–279, ICD-10: E00-E90
  3. 3 Adjusted for residential area, time period and fertility history
  4. 4 Adjusted for residential area and time period
  5. HR Hazard Ratio, CI Confidence Interval, NA not applicable