Table 5

 Age adjusted odds ratios (and 95% CIs) for limiting longstanding illness by social class, job control, and job demands among women

Age adjustedSocial class+job controlSocial class+job demandsSocial class+control+demands
Social class
Manual workers1.77 (1.42 to 2.19)1.39 (1.10 to 1.74)1.98 (1.59 to 2.47)1.55 (1.23 to 1.96)
Routine non-manual workers1.66 (1.41 to 1.96)1.38 (1.16 to 1.64)1.89 (1.59 to 2.23)1.56 (1.31 to 1.86)
Semi-professionals1.38 (1.13 to 1.68)1.30 (1.06 to 1.59)1.45 (1.18 to 1.77)1.36 (1.11 to 1.67)
Managers and professionals1.001.001.001.00
Job control
1 lowest quintile2.06 (1.71 to 2.48)1.80 (1.47 to 2.21)1.82 (1.49 to 2.23)
21.81 (1.52 to 2.17)1.65 (1.37 to 1.98)1.62 (1.35 to 1.96)
31.39 (1.17 to 1.64)1.31 (1.11 to 1.56)1.30 (1.09 to 1.54)
4 highest quintile1.001.001.00
Job demands
1 highest quintile1.48 (1.22 to 1.79)1.79 (1.47 to 2.19)1.80 (1.47 to 2.20)
21.09 (0.91 to 1.32)1.23 (1.02 to 1.49)1.24 (1.03 to 1.50)
30.91 (0.75 to 1.12)0.98 (0.80 to 1.20)0.99 (0.80 to 1.21)
4 highest quintile1.001.001.00