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Table 3 EPILYMPH study: Multiple Myeloma and lifelong occupation: Adjusted Odds Ratios by level of education, age, gender and centre and 95% CI with two-digit ISCO codes

From: Multiple Myeloma and lifetime occupation: results from the EPILYMPH study

Job title (ISCO code) N N OR 95% CI
  cases controls   
Teachers (13) 16 57 1.67 0.87 - 3.21
Managers (21) 12 39 1.44 0.73 - 2.74
Clerical supervisors (30) 53 248 0.40 0.03 - 3.96
Typists, stenographers (32) 31 115 1.20 0.43 - 3.35
Bookkeepers (33) 27 98 1.12 0.71 - 1.77
Telephone and telegraph operators (38) 6 4 6.17 1.71 - 22.2
Office clerks (39) 19 116 0.62 0.37 - 1.03
Insurance, real estate and auctioneers (45) 27 105 0.98 0.63 - 1.54
Cooks, waiters, related services (53) 18 69 0.99 0.57 - 1.70
Maids and housekeeping service workers (54) 25 86 1.11 0.69 - 1.79
Cleaners and related workers (55) 27 63 1.69 1.04 - 2.72
Farmers (61) 22 51 1.77 1.05 - 2.99
Agriculture and husbandry workers (62) 50 205 0.92 0.64 - 1.31
Spinners, dyers and related workers (75) 12 52 0.87 0.46 - 1.67
Tailors, sewers and related workers (79) 17 79 0.81 0.47 - 1.41
Blacksmiths, toolmakers and machine operators (83) 23 81 1.10 0.67 - 1.79
Plumbers, welders, and structural metal preparers (87) 12 52 0.86 0.45 - 1.65
Printers and related workers (92) 11 21 2.06 0.97 - 4.34
Bricklayers and construction workers (95) 31 122 0.97 0.64 - 1.48
Material handling and equipment operators (97) 24 83 1.1 0.68 - 1.79
Transport equipment operators (98) 18 93 0.71 0.41 - 1.20