Table 2

HRs with 95% CIs for disability pension according to occupational position

Model 1Model 2
nn eventsRate*95% CIHR95% CIHR95% CI
Both sexes
Higher grade professionals31302878.37.4 to 9.31NA1NA
Lower grade professionals594873110.910.2 to 11.81.381.20 to 1.581.381.19 to 1.59
Non-manual routine workers608394614.313.4 to 15.21.711.49 to 1.961.721.49 to 1.98
Farmers349560816.315.1 to 17.72.071.80 to 2.382.001.73 to 2.31
Self-employed138826918.116.1 to 20.42.402.03 to 2.842.402.02 to 2.84
Skilled manual workers464762012.011.1 to 13.02.201.92 to 2.542.131.85 to 2.47
Unskilled manual workers432582117.716.5 to 19.02.582.25 to 2.962.54 2.21 to 2.93
Total person-time at risk:318 009
Women
Higher grade professionals8039510.68.6 to 12.91NA1NA
Lower grade professionals398154412.111.2 to 13.21.230.99 to 1.531.271.01 to 1.59
Non-manual routine workers489981415.314.3 to 16.41.461.18 to 1.801.521.22 to 1.90
Farmers91918118.816.2 to 21.71.471.15 to 1.891.461.13 to 1.90
Self-employed53710518.215.0 to 22.01.831.39 to 2.411.821.36 to 2.43
Skilled manual workers707117 14.8 12.4 to 17.81.931.47 to 2.531.921.44 to 2.54
Unskilled manual workers243454521.2 19.5 to 23.12.141.72 to 2.662.181.74 to 2.73
Total person-time at risk:156 051
Men
Higher grade professionals23271927.56.5 to 8.61NA1NA
Lower grade professionals19671878.57.4 to 9.81.271.04 to 1.551.271.03 to 1.56
Non-manual routine workers118413210.18.5 to 12.01.781.43 to 2.221.721.37 to 2.16
Farmers257642715.514.1 to 17.02.452.07 to 2.902.351.98 to 2.80
Self-employed85116418.115.5 to 21.12.802.27 to 3.452.822.28 to 3.49
Skilled manual workers394050311.510.5 to 12.52.402.03 to 2.832.311.94 to 2.74
Unskilled manual workers189127613.311.8 to 15.02.962.46 to 3.562.872.37 to 3.47
Total person-time at risk:161 959
  • The HUNT2 Survey (1995–97).

  • Cox proportional hazards regression. Follow-up from 2 years after baseline measurements until 31 December 2010. Model 1: Adjusted for age. Model 2: Adjusted for age and long-lasting limiting physical illness at baseline.

  • *Rate of disability pension per 1000 person-years.

  • NA, not applicable.