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Table 3 Absolute (SII) and relative (RII) occupational class differences in sickness absence by diagnostic causes, women a

From: Occupational class differences in diagnostic-specific sickness absence: a register-based study in the Finnish population, 2005–2014

Diseases 2005 2008 2011 2014 p for trend
SII b
Any cause 0.12 (0.12, 0.13) 0.12 (0.11, 0.12) 0.12 (0.12, 0.12) 0.11 (0.11, 0.12) <0.0001
Musculoskeletal 0.08 (0.07, 0.08) 0.08 (0.07, 0.08) 0.07 (0.07, 0.07) 0.07 (0.06, 0.07) <0.0001
Mental 0.01 (0.00, 0.01) 0.01 (0.00, 0.01) 0.01 (0.01, 0.01) 0.01 (0.01, 0.01) 0.5135
Injuries 0.01 (0.01, 0.01) 0.01 (0.01, 0.01) 0.01 (0.01, 0.02) 0.01 (0.01, 0.01) 0.8005
Neoplasms 0.00 (0.00, 0.00) 0.00 (0.00, 0.00) 0.00 (0.00, 0.00) 0.00 (0.00, 0.00) 0.4891
Nervous system 0.01 (0.01, 0.01) 0.01 (0.01, 0.01) 0.01 (0.01, 0.01) 0.01 (0.01, 0.01) <0.0001
Cardiovascular 0.00 (0.00, 0.01) 0.00 (0.00, 0.00) 0.00 (0.00, 0.00) 0.00 (0.00, 0.00) <0.0001
Respiratory 0.00 (0.00, 0.01) 0.00 (0.00, 0.00) 0.00 (0.00, 0.00) 0.00 (0.00, 0.00) <0.0001
Digestive system 0.00 (0.00, 0.00) 0.00 (0.00, 0.00) 0.00 (0.00, 0.00) 0.00 (0.00, 0.00) 0.6261
Other diagnoses 0.01 (0.01, 0.01) 0.01 (0.01, 0.01) 0.01 (0.01, 0.01) 0.01 (0.01, 0.01) 0.9142
RII b
Any cause 2.12 (2.08, 2.16) 2.08 (2.04, 2.13) 2.09 (2.05, 2.14) 2.12 (2.08, 2.17) 0.8737
Musculoskeletal 4.99 (4.80, 5.18) 4.67 (4.50, 4.84) 4.67 (4.50, 4.85) 4.88 (4.68, 5.08) 0.0570
Mental 1.18 (1.12, 1.24) 1.19 (1.14, 1.25) 1.24 (1.18, 1.31) 1.26 (1.19, 1.33) 0.2494
Injuries 2.21 (2.07, 2.37) 2.08 (1.95, 2.28) 2.08 (1.94, 2.22) 2.04 (1.91, 2.19) 0.2226
Neoplasms 1.00 (0.91, 1.10) 0.89 (0.81, 0.98) 0.98 (0.89, 1.08) 0.96 (0.87, 1.05) 0.8106
Nervous system 4.70 (4.23, 5.23) 4.08 (3.67, 4.54) 3.87 (3.47, 4.31) 3.62 (3.24, 4.05) 0.0002
Cardiovascular 2.10 (1.90, 2.32) 2.13 (1.90, 2.37) 2.00 (1.77, 2.25) 2.59 (2.27, 2.96) 0.0227
Respiratory 1.49 (1.36, 1.63) 1.34 (1.22, 1.47) 1.18 (1.08, 1.28) 1.15 (1.04, 1.27) <0.0001
Digestive system 1.43 (1.27, 1.60) 1.46 (1.29, 1.64) 1.42 (1.26, 1.60) 1.56 (1.38, 1.76) 0.6433
Other diagnoses 1.38 (1.31, 1.45) 1.43 (1.36, 1.52) 1.44 (1.36, 1.52) 1.53 (1.44, 1.62) 0.0042
  1. 95% confidence intervals are shown in parentheses
  2. a SII Slope Index of Inequality, RII Relative Index of Inequality
  3. b Age-adjusted; age was classified into 5-year age groups