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Table 2 Compulsory school graduation cohort and risk of disability benefits due to mental disorders during follow-up 2003–2011, stratified by school performance at the time of leaving compulsory school

From: Has the association between low school performance and the risk of disability benefit due to mental disorders become stronger over time?

  Low school performancea Higher school performanceb Low school performancea,c Higher school performanceb,c Low school performancea,d Low school performancea,c,d
HRe 95%CI HRe 95%CI HRe 95%CI HRe 95%CI HRe 95%CI HRe 95%CI
2000/01 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
2002/03 1.26 1.07–1.50 1.14 0.96–1.37 0.97 0.82–1.15 0.93 0.78–1.11 1.21 1.01–1.46 0.93 0.77–1.12
2004/05 1.78 1.50–2.11 1.38 1.14–1.66 1.19 1.01–1.41 0.97 0.80–1.17 1.77 1.47–2.13 1.19 1.00–1.43
2006/07 2.35 1.97–2.79 1.55 1.26–1.91 1.38 1.15–1.65 0.95 0.77–1.18 2.49 2.06–3.00 1.45 1.20–1.76
  1. adefined as the lowest quintile of merit rating (calculated on the basis of at least 8 school subjects) or ≥ 9 incomplete courses at the time of leaving compulsory school
  2. bdefined as merit rating above the lowest quintile
  3. cadjusted for mental disorders before finishing ninth grade
  4. dindividuals who had ≥9 incomplete courses excluded (n = 8589)
  5. ehazard ratio