Table 4

Relative risks and 95% confidence intervals for the diseases in childhood and adolescence for all age groups

Intermediates/ professionals*Skilled non-manuals*Skilled manuals*Unclassified*Gender†
*Reference category: Unskilled/semi-skilled positions (risk=1); †reference category: males (risk=1), that is, the risks for females are displayed.
Infections of the upper respiratory tract (ICD9: 470–479)
1.30 (0.87 to 1.95)1.17 (0.99 to 1.40)1.03 (0.93 to 1.14)1.06 (0.96 to 1.16)0.96 (0.89 to 1.04)
Infections of respiratory organs (ICD9: 460–466)
0.22 (0.06 to 0.89)1.03 (0.79 to 1.34)0.91 (0.78 to 1.04)1.19 (1.03 to 1.36)0.87 (0.77 to 0.98)
Chronic obstructive airways diseases (ICD9: 490–496)
0.59 (0.14 to 2.37)1.34 (0.91 to 1.95)1.04 (0.83 to 1.32)1.16 (0.94 to 1.45)0.69 (0.57 to 0.83)
Pneumonia/flu (ICD9: 480–487)
0.58 (0.14 to 2.32)0.66 (0.40 to 1.10)0.75 (0.57 to 0.97)1.03 (0.82 to 1.300.71 (0.58 to 0.86)
Neuroses, anxiety and depression (ICD9: 300, 311, 313)
0.58 (0.08 to 4.19)0.86 (0.45 to 1.65)0.81 (0.57 to 1.16)1.06 (0.77 to 1.46)0.73 (0.55 to 0.95)