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Table 2 Crude associations of occupation category and key covariates with mortality from ‘phthisis’

From: Working conditions and tuberculosis mortality in England and Wales, 1890–1912: a retrospective analysis of routinely collected data

Variable Crude Rate Ratio (95 % CI) p value
Occupation Category Unexposed Referent <0.0001
Exposed 1.13 (1.03–1.24)
Uncategorised 1.64 (1.53–1.76)
Age in years 15–19 0.29 (0.26–0.32) <0.0001
20–24 0.78 (0.72–0.84)
25–34 Referent
35–44 1.30 (1.23–1.38)
45–54 1.38 (1.29–1.47)
55–64 1.15 (1.06–1.24)
>65 0.63 (0.56–0.72)
Socioeconomic position 1 (highest) 1.25 (1.12–1.39) <0.0001
2 1.24 (1.14–1.36)
3 1.42 (1.32–1.53)
4 Referent
5 (lowest) 1.83 (1.71–1.97)
Period 1890–1892 Referent <0.0001
1900–1902 0.82 (0.77–0.88)
1910–1912 0.71 (0.67–0.76)