Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Particulate Emissions: Health Effects and Labour Market Consequences

Table 2

Risk of leaving the labour market earlier for patients compared to controls, by diagnosis.

DiseaseHazard ratio of leaving95 percent confidence
the labour marketinterval for hazard ratio

Coronary heart disease1.129(1.124–1.133)
Stroke1.122(1.117–1.127)
Lung cancer1.355(1.342–1.37)
COPD1.14(1.134–1.147)

Hazard ratios that were statistically significant at 𝛼 = 0 . 0 5 are indicated in bold.