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Table 1 Odds ratio for participants’ individual characteristics and occupational risk factors

From: Occupational risk factors for shoulder chronic tendinous pathology in the Spanish automotive manufacturing sector: a case-control study

Risk factor OD
(n:73)
CG
(n:94)
OR 95% C.I. p
Previous History (yes/no) 14/59 14/80 0.73 0.32–1,66 0.46
Physical Activity 31/42 43/51 1.14 0.61–2.11 0.67
Time at the company
 < 3 months 0/73 11/83 Not calculated Not calculated  
 3–6 months 0/73 1/93 Not calculated Not calculated  
 7–12 months 0/73 2/92 Not calculated Not calculated  
 13–60 months 5/68 35/59 8.06 2.96–21.92 0.00**
 61–120 months 9/64 19/75 1.80 0.76–4.25 0.17
 > 121 months 60/13 26/68 0.08 0.03–0.17 0.00**
Time in current job
 < 3 months 1/72 11/83 9.54 1.20–75.71 0.01*
 3–6 months 5/68 3/91 0.44 0.10–1.94 0.27
 7–12 months 3/70 3/91 0.76 0.15–3.92 0.75
 13–60 months 16/57 30/64 1.67 0.82–3.37 0.15
 61–120 months 16/57 17/77 0.78 0.36–1.68 0.53
 > 121 months 32/41 31/63 0.63 0.33–1.18 0.15
  1. [OD Occupational disease; CG Control group; n Number of cases; OR Odds ratio; 95% CI 95% confidence interval; p P value].
  2. *: p < 0.05; **: p < 0.01