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Table 4 Work sectors merged in the analysis of 323 subjects undergoing the pretest-posttest study: number of subjects (N) and percent (%) with delta = 1 (pretest cardiovascular risk > posttest cardiovascular risk), Odds ratio (OR) with 95% confidence interval (95% CI) and p-value for work sectors according to three models of logistic regression (see footnote)

From: A worksite intervention to reduce the cardiovascular risk: proposal of a study design easy to integrate within Italian organization of occupational health surveillance

Work sectors: Model 1 Model 2
N (% with delta = 1) OR p-value OR p-value
(95% CI) (95% CI)
Basic metals: Ref   Ref  
66 (22.7%) -   -  
Other industries: 2.74 0.008 2.30 0.052
80 (42.5%) (1.30-5.77) (0.99-5.31)
Hospitals: 2.07 0.052 1.56 0.283
90 (35.6%) (0.99-4.32) (0.69-3.57)
Other service activities 2.18 0.040 1.50 0.338
87 (35.2%) (1.04-4. 59) (0.65-3.44)
  1. Model 1: outcome was delta and predictors were age, gender and work sectors.
  2. Model 2: outcome was delta and predictors were age, gender, work sectors, posttest smoking, posttest blood cholesterol and posttest systolic blood pressure.