Table 2

Risk factor prevalence in 1992 in 10 383 men of the GAZEL study according to their upward occupational mobility between entry into the company and 1992

Upward occupational mobility between entry and 1992
Risk factors in 1992Yes (reference)Nop Value
*Odds ratio adjusted for age in 1992 and occupational category at entry into the company (95% confidence intervals).
SmokingPrevalence (95% CI)24.1 (23.1 to 25.0)26.3 (24.3 to 28.3)<0.05
OR (95% CI)*1.01.2 (1.0 to 1.3)<0.05
Excessive alcohol consumption (⩾48 g/day)Prevalence (95% CI)6.6 (6.1 to 7.2)8.3 (7.0 to 9.6)<0.02
OR (95% CI)*1.01.3 (1.1 to 1.6)<0.05
Arterial hypertensionPrevalence 95% (95% CI)10.8 (10.2 to 11.5)11.8 (10.4 to 13.3)<0.23
OR (95% CI)*1.01.2 (1.0 to 1.4)<0.06
Overweight (BMI⩾25 kg/m2)Prevalence (95% CI)54.7 (53.6 to 55.8)57.1 (54.8 to 59.4)<0.08
OR (95% CI)*1.01.2 (1.0 to 1.3)<0.05