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Table 3 Risk of pain in past year by occupational group according to number of anatomical sites affected

From: Multisite musculoskeletal pain in migrants from the Indian subcontinent to the UK: a cross-sectional survey

Occupational group Number of anatomical sites with pain
0 ≥1 ≥2 ≥3
n N aOR (95% CI) n aOR (95% CI) N aOR (95% CI)
UK white – non-manual 40 132 1   89 1   51 1  
UK white – manual 28 131 b1.31 (0.75,2.28) 84 b1.24 (0.68,2.24) 40 b1.09 (0.56,2.11)
c1.70 (0.62,4.66) c1.63 (0.51,5.17) c1.28 (0.30,5.42)
UK of Indian subcontinental origin – non-manual 17 50 b1.24 (0.63,2.45) 27 b1.10 (0.52,2.33) 17 b1.18 (0.51,2.75)
c1.08 (0.52,2.23) c0.90 (0.39,2.06) c1.02 (0.40,2.63)
UK of Indian subcontinental origin – manual 18 55 b1.10 (0.57,2.11) 44 b1.34 (0.68,2.67) 26 b1.36 (0.64,2.92)
c1.31 (0.44,3.93) c1.70 (0.49,5.90) c1.48 (0.33,6.75)
Indian – non-manual 70 95 b0.59 (0.36,0.98) 55 b0.54 (0.31,0.95) 28 b0.49 (0.25,0.94)
c0.40 (0.21,0.77) c0.37 (0.17,0.79) c0.29 (0.12,0.72)
Indian – manual 107 71 b0.20 (0.12,0.33) 21 b0.09 (0.04,0.17) 6 b0.05 (0.02,0.12)
c0.28 (0.10,0.83) c0.14 (0.04,0.52) c0.06 (0.01,0.36)
  1. aOdds ratio (95% confidence interval) relative to no pain at any anatomical site. bAdjusted for sex and age. cAdjusted for all of the variables in Table 1