Table 2

Main analysis: occupational contact (OC) categories and leukaemia and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma risk

OC categoryCasesControlsOR (CI)OR adjusted for social class (CI)
Low/medium*1841.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)
High77310.78 (1.18 to 8.43)8.18 (0.95 to 70.33)
Very high52621.26 (2.26 to 9.78)14.90 (1.20 to 184.90)
Total13183p value for trend=0.003p value for trend=0.024
  • *Including 13 controls with uncertain or unknown occupations.

  • Numbers, OR and 95% CIs.