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Table 5 Associations between a slower usual gait speed and occupational class, individual and occupational factors, adjusted for age and Health Screening Center: Women

From: Socioeconomic disparities in gait speed and associated characteristics in early old age

   Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
   OR 95 % CI p OR 95 % CI p OR 95 % CI p
Occupational class      0.038     0.043     0.087
  Manager/executive 1     1     1    
  Intermediate/tradesmen 1.07 0.52 2.18   1.10 0.54 2.25   1.05 0.51 2.16  
  Clerks 2.21 1.03 4.75   2.27 1.06 4.84   2.17 1.01 4.66  
  Sales/service workers/blue collar/Craftsmen 2.09 0.98 4.47   2.12 0.97 4.66   1.79 0.80 4.00  
BMI      0.070         0.073
  Normal 1         1    
  Overweighta 0.93 0.55 1.58       0.91 0.54 1.54  
  Obeseb 2.79 1.11 7.02       2.74 1.08 6.94  
Repetitive work Never exposed      1    0.2466 1    0.266
Ever exposed      1.61 0.72 3.61   1.60 0.70 3,66  
  1. afrom 25 to less than 30 Kg/m2; bat least 30 Kg/m2