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Table 4 The relationship between five-year job tenure and the prevalence of diagnosed health outcomes among flight attendantsa

From: Estimating the health consequences of flight attendant work: comparing flight attendant health to the general population in a cross-sectional study

Condition Gender N Cases Odds Ratio (95% CI)
Sleep disorder Female 864 0.99 (0.95, 1.04)
Male 204 1.18 (1.05, 1.31)
Anxiety/depression Female 902 1.04 (0.99, 1.08)
Male 193 1.22 (1.08, 1.38)
Alcohol abuse Female 60 1.25 (1.04, 1.49)
Male 33 1.37 (1.02, 1.85)
Reproductive cancer Female 227 1.04 (0.96, 1.11)
Any cancer Female 678 1.05 (1.00, 1.10)
Male 84 1.14 (1.00, 1.32)
Hypertension Female 533 1.01 (0.96, 1.06)
Male 213 1.05 (0.95, 1.17)
Coronary heart disease Female 41 1.08 (0.93, 1.26)
Male 23 0.85 (0.68, 1.06)
Deep vein thrombosis Female 149 0.98 (0.90, 1.07)
Male 25 1.03 (0.80, 1.32)
Pulmonary embolismb All 100 1.07 (0.96, 1.20)
Female 84 1.03 (0.92, 1.16)
Transient ischemic attackc All 32 1.04 (0.86, 1.26)
Female 26 1.09 (0.88, 1.35)
Peripheral artery diseased All 26 1.33 (1.04, 1.71)
Female 24 1.37 (1.05, 1.79)
Rheumatoid arthritis All 100 0.95 (0.85, 1.05)
Female 85 0.96 (0.86, 1.08)
Osteoarthritis All 290 1.03 (0.97, 1.09)
Female 262 1.00 (0.94, 1.07)
Chronic back pain Female 696 1.04 (1.00, 1.09)
Male 140 1.02 (0.91, 1.15)
Back surgery Female 120 1.03 (0.94, 1.14)
Male 40 1.09 (0.89, 1.33)
Foot surgery Female 341 1.09 (1.03, 1.16)
Male 36 1.09 (0.89, 1.33)
Shoulder, elbow, or wrist surgery Female 309 1.03 (0.96, 1.09)
Male 57 1.12 (0.95, 1.32)
Chemical sensitivity Female 331 0.98 (0.92, 1.04)
Male 30 0.94 (0.74, 1.19)
Multiple chemical sensitivity All 66 1.08 (0.94, 1.24)
Female 60 1.08 (0.94, 1.25)
Migraine Female 570 0.97 (0.92, 1.02)
Male 52 1.09 (0.89, 1.35)
Hearing loss Female 444 1.02 (0.97, 1.08)
Male 75 1.15 (0.98, 1.34)
Eardrum rupture Female 222 0.99 (0.91, 1.06)
Male 38 1.10 (0.88, 1.37)
Chronic bronchitis Female 215 0.96 (0.90, 1.04)
Male 36 1.12 (0.90, 1.39)
Sinusitis Female 768 0.98 (0.94, 1.03)
Male 146 1.17 (1.03, 1.32)
  1. CI Confidence interval
  2. aAll models are adjusted for age, overweight, education, and smoking history
  3. bAmong participants with high occupational passive smoking exposure, OR = 1.17 (95% CI: 0.90, 1.53)
  4. cAmong participants with high occupational passive smoking exposure, OR = 1.42 (95% CI: 0.79, 2.55)
  5. dAmong participants with high occupational passive smoking exposure, OR = 1.54 (95% CI: 0.93, 2.55)