Table 3

 Organisational downsizing and relative risk of disability pension attributable to psychiatric and musculoskeletal diseases and other causes. Hazard ratios and their 95% confidence intervals (in parentheses)

Extent of downsizingPsychiatric diseasesMusculoskeletal diseasesOther causes
NumbeHR95% CINumberHR95% CINumberHR95% CI
Reductions in personnel were less than 8% for participants with no downsizing, 8%–18% for participants with minor downsizing, and over 18% for participants with major downsizing. *Adjusted for age in five year categories, sex, occupational status, type of employment contract, and town.
Age and sex adjusted
    Minor291.040.61 to 1.79322.091.10 to 3.991201.801.31 to 2.48
    Major141.060.55 to 2.06192.791.37 to 5.65602.101.46 to 3.02
Fully adjusted*
    Minor291.260.70 to 2.26321.290.65 to 2.591201.551.10 to 2.19
    Major141.260.63 to 2.54191.810.94 to 3.90601.891.27 to 2.81