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Table 6 Health fees exemptions of 235 workersa compared to the exemptions of the provincial population

From: Health status of male steel workers at an electric arc furnace (EAF) in Trentino, Italy

  Workers (n = 235) Province of Trento (PT) (n. of male population ≥ 20 years = 203332) PT, Adjusted for age (Mantel Haenszel)
Diseases n. of cases n. of cases RR P RR 95 % CI
Tumours 12 9655 1.08 0.7580 1.19 0.69–2.04
Cardiovascular Diseases 5 8676 1.50 0.1067 1.74 1.07–2.82
Diabetes 25 9630 2.24 0.0002 2.39 1.67–3.41
Rheumatoid Arthritis 3 420 6.18 0.0133 6.17 2.00–19.02
Asthma 2 1968 0.88 1.0000 1.08 0.27–4.31
Non-complicated Hypertension 30 11655 2.23 0.0001 2.44 1.75–3.40
Complicated Hypertension 14 6033 2.01 0.0181 2.22 1.35–3.65
  1. amale sex, exposed ≥ 1 year
  2. In bold statistically significant values. “Cases” refer to health fees exemptions