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Table 2 Occupations associated with decreased risk of heavy alcohol consumption in the entire cohort

From: Associations between occupation and heavy alcohol consumption in UK adults aged 40–69 years: a cross-sectional study using the UK Biobank

Job Job code Controls in job / not in job Cases in job / not in job RP LCL UCL P-FDR
ACCOUNTS AND WAGES CLERKS, BOOK-KEEPERS, OTHER FINANCIAL CLERKS 4122 2209/80701 327/17580 0.87 0.78 0.96 2.93E-02
NURSES 3211 2121/80789 241/17666 0.82 0.72 0.92 5.99E-03
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGERS 1136 1224/81686 236/17671 0.81 0.72 0.91 3.12E-03
CHARTERED AND CERTIFIED ACCOUNTANTS 2421 821/82089 139/17768 0.81 0.69 0.94 3.12E-02
EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANTS 6124 1075/81835 125/17782 0.81 0.69 0.95 4.40E-02
SECONDARY EDUCATION TEACHING PROFESSIONALS 2314 2678/80232 379/17528 0.80 0.73 0.88 5.92E-05
TEACHING PROFESSIONALS NEC 2319 854/82056 108/17799 0.78 0.66 0.93 3.12E-02
IT STRATEGY AND PLANNING PROFESSIONALS 2131 802/82108 147/17760 0.76 0.66 0.89 3.07E-03
MECHANICAL ENGINEERS 2122 504/82406 94/17813 0.75 0.62 0.90 1.21E-02
SOFTWARE PROFESSIONALS 2132 1041/81869 190/17717 0.72 0.63 0.82 1.91E-05
LIBRARIANS 2451 354/82556 35/17872 0.65 0.47 0.89 3.35E-02
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGERS 1137 237/82673 30/17877 0.64 0.46 0.90 4.21E-02
CIVIL ENGINEERS 2121 624/82286 92/17815 0.62 0.51 0.75 1.36E-05
DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT ENGINEERS 2126 213/82697 31/17876 0.62 0.45 0.85 1.72E-02
HIGHER EDUCATION TEACHING PROFESSIONALS 2311 1856/81054 239/17668 0.62 0.55 0.70 1.88E-13
LABORATORY TECHNICIANS 3111 314/82596 34/17873 0.61 0.45 0.83 1.06E-02
PENSIONS AND INSURANCE CLERKS 4132 212/82698 20/17887 0.54 0.36 0.81 1.60E-02
PRIMARY AND NURSERY EDUCATION TEACHING PROFESSIONALS 2315 2572/80338 179/17728 0.53 0.46 0.61 2.94E-16
ARCHITECTS 2431 435/82475 53/17854 0.52 0.40 0.67 6.99E-06
PHYSIOTHERAPISTS 3221 300/82610 19/17888 0.52 0.33 0.80 1.67E-02
TOWN PLANNERS 2432 127/82783 14/17893 0.50 0.31 0.83 3.46E-02
BIOLOGICAL SCIENTISTS AND BIOCHEMISTS 2112 578/82332 49/17858 0.49 0.37 0.64 2.67E-06
SCHOOL SECRETARIES 4213 335/82575 17/17890 0.45 0.28 0.71 4.43E-03
MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS 2211 1074/81836 80/17827 0.40 0.32 0.50 2.48E-15
PHYSICISTS, GEOLOGISTS AND METEOROLOGISTS 2113 183/82727 15/17892 0.40 0.25 0.65 1.86E-03
CLERGY 2444 374/82536 18/17889 0.20 0.13 0.32 2.36E-10