Table 1

Description of the cohort (full cohort n=49 321), exclusion criteria, number of excluded subjects and number of subjects remaining for follow-up

Exclusion criteriaExcluded subjects (n)Remaining subjects (n)
Dead before or in 1990104948 272
Receiving disability pension before or in 1990117847 094
Missing data on level of education 19909546 999
Missing data on job control and physical strain at work 1990503741 962
Missing data on any variable from conscript 1969–1970206039 902