Table 2

Age-adjusted ORs (95% CI) for the effects of epoxy adhesive exposure on hearing loss at each frequency in the right ear

Hearing loss >25 dB
Frequency (kHz)Crude ORAge-adjusted OR
0.51.50 (0.68 to 3.31)1.50 (0.67 to 3.36)
11.78 (0.93 to 3.42)1.85 (0.94 to 3.64)
22.21* (1.20 to 4.06)2.30* (1.23 to 4.31)
32.42* (1.47 to 3.98)2.59* (1.54 to 4.36)
42.36* (1.48 to 3.75)2.52* (1.55 to 4.10)
62.24* (1.42 to 3.54)2.49* (1.52 to 4.07)
81.52 (0.97 to 2.39)1.60 (0.98 to 2.62)
  • *p Value <0.05.