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Table 3 Adjusted associations between occupation category and mortality from ‘phthisis’. In sensitivity analysis, occupations at risk of TB for other reasons were excludeda

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

  Including all occupations Excluding occupations at risk of TB for other reasons
Occupation category Adjusted rate ratio (95 % CI) b p-value Adjusted rate ratio (95 % CI) b p-value
Unexposed Referent <0.0001 Referent <0.0001
Exposed 1.34 (1.26–1.43) 1.46 (1.37–1.57)
Uncategorised 1.71 (1.62–1.79) 1.59 (1.51–1.68)
  1. aHealthcare workers, farmers and occupations with dust exposure
  2. bAnalysis adjusted for age, socioeconomic position and decade