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Table 2 Risk of urinary bladder cancer for occupation group, overall and by duration of employment*

From: Risk of urinary bladder cancer: a case-control analysis of industry and occupation

  Overall >0 to <10 years ≥ 10 years
Occupation Group Case Control OR (95%CI) Case Control OR (95%CI) Case Control OR (95%CI)
Occupations in medicine and health 35 20 2.17 (1.21 to 3.92) 7 9 1.08 (0.39 to 2.98) 28 11 3.07 (1.47 to 6.40)
Electrical assembly, installation, and repair 41 25 1.69 (0.99 to 2.89) 16 20 0.95 (0.47 to 1.90) 25 5 4.37 (1.62 to 11.7)
General farming occupations 26 17 1.51 (0.79 to 2.89) 7 15 0.43 (0.17 to 1.13) 19 2 9.58 (2.18 to 42.1)
Farmer (plant farming, miscellaneous agricultural and related occupations) 39 26 1.39 (0.81 to 2.38) 13 23 0.41 (0.18 to 0.93) 26 3 7.99 (2.36 to 27.1)
Agricultural, fishery, forestry and related occupations 50 34 1.39 (0.86 to 2.23) 17 27 0.56 (0.29 to 1.09) 33 7 4.58 (1.97 to 10.7)
Waiters, bartenders 17 6 2.84 (1.05 to 7.72) 12 4 3.52 (1.06 to 11.65) 5 2 1.64 (0.28 to 9.74)
Structural work occupations 116 89 1.25 (0.90 to 1.74) 50 57 0.90 (0.59 to 1.39) 66 32 1.85 (1.16 to 2.95)
Bench work occupations 39 25 1.44 (0.84 to 2.47) 19 20 0.71 (0.36 to 1.41) 20 5 4.76 (1.74 to 13.01)
Fabrication and repair of textile, leather, and related products 7 0 --- 5 0 --- 2 0 ---
Occupations in law and jurisprudence 20 13 1.89 (0.90 to 3.95) 4 3 1.35 (0.29 to 6.34) 16 10 2.06 (0.89 to 4.75)
Food and beverage preparation and service 26 14 1.82 (0.91 to 3.66) 17 10 1.85 (0.81 to 4.25) 9 4 1.75 (0.50 to 6.18)
Occupations in entertainment and recreation 10 6 1.25 (0.43 to 3.65) 7 5 0.98 (0.29 to 3.35) 3 1 2.64 (0.26 to 26.8)
Production and stock clerks and related occupations 17 13 1.18 (0.55 to 2.53) 10 9 0.88 (0.34 to 2.31) 7 4 1.90 (0.54 to 6.70)
Amusement and recreation service occupations 6 3 1.92 (0.45 to 8.15) 4 3 1.43 (0.30 to 6.76) 2 0 ---
Apparel and furnishings service occupations 5 3 1.36 (0.31 to 6.01) 3 2 1.09 (0.16 to 7.25) 2 1 1.89 (0.17 to 21.0)
Janitor 6 3 1.71 (0.39 to 7.50) 4 2 1.63 (0.27 to 9.79) 2 1 1.88 (0.14 to 25.1)
Occupations in processing of food, tobacco, and related products 11 9 1.12 (0.43 to 2.87) 4 4 0.76 (0.17 to 3.44) 9 5 1.67 (0.52 to 5.38)
Mechanics and machinery repairers 43 35 1.09 (0.66 to 1.78) 24 22 0.94 (0.50 to 1.77) 19 13 1.34 (0.63 to 2.87)
Auto mechanics 23 19 1.05 (0.54 to 2.04) 13 9 1.26 (0.50 to 3.14) 10 10 0.87 (0.34 to 2.23)
Occupations in fabrication and repair of electrical equipment 10 7 1.39 (0.51 to 3.81) 8 6 1.31 (0.43 to 3.98) 2 1 1.79 (0.16 to 20.0)
Occupations in fabrication and repair of products made from assorted materials 5 2 2.09 (0.38 to 11.42) 3 2 1.34 (0.21 to 8.63) 2 0 ---
Fabrication and repair of wood products 4 1 6.42 (0.70 to 58.93) 0 1 --- 4 0 ---
Occupations in metal fabricating, not elsewhere classified 10 8 1.13 (0.42 to 3.07) 5 7 0.54 (0.16 to 1.87) 5 1 5.99 (0.67 to 53.8)
Excavating, grading, paving, and related occupations 9 5 1.45 (0.46 to 4.53) 4 1 4.11 (0.44 to 38.28) 5 4 0.98 (0.26 to 3.67)
Structural work occupations, not elsewhere classified 13 6 2.21 (0.80 to 6.11) 11 5 2.20 (0.72 to 6.75) 2 1 2.24 (0.20 to 25.0)
Motor freight occupations 37 22 1.43 (0.81 to 2.53) 22 13 1.49 (0.72 to 3.11) 15 9 1.30 (0.57 to 3.01)
Automobile drivers 40 30 1.13 (0.68 to 1.89) 25 17 1.30 (0.67 to 2.51) 15 13 0.94 (0.44 to 2.02)
Occupations in extraction of minerals 17 11 1.48 (0.66 to 3.32) 10 10 1.09 (0.44 to 2.75) 7 1 5.00 (0.56 to 44.4)
  1. *Adjusted for age, gender and smoking status