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Table 3 Associations between abnormal waist circumference and work-related injury of subgroups

From: The Relationship between Waist Circumference and Work-related Injury in Reference to the Fourth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Variables   OR* (95% CI)†
Sex Male 1.42 (1.02 ~ 1.98)
  Female 1.16 (0.68 ~ 1.97)
Age 20 ~ 40 yr 1.52 (0.90 ~ 2.57)
  41 ~ 65 yr 1.26 (0.91 ~ 1.74)
Types of occupation Manager, professional, and administrator 2.41 (1.10 ~ 5.28)
  Clerk 0.95 (0.29 ~ 3.10)
  Service and sales worker 1.15 (0.32 ~ 2.09)
  Skilled agricultural, forestry, 1.31 (0.67 ~ 2.55)
  and fishery worker
  Craft, equipment, machine operating, and assembling worker 1.57 (0.99 ~ 2.43)
  Elementary worker 0.72 (0.31 ~ 1.67)
Sites of injury Face 0.49 (0.11 ~ 2.27)
  Head 1.29 (0.31 ~ 5.33)
  Neck 1.39 (0.64 ~ 3.00)
  Back and waist 2.92 (1.49 ~ 5.73)
  Chest 1.79 (0.49 ~ 6.63)
  Abdomen 0.61 (0.61 ~ 6.08)
  Upper extremity 1.62 (0.96 ~ 2.73)
  Lower extremity 1.02 (0.52 ~ 2.00)
  Etc. 0.37 (0.05 ~ 3.10)
Mechanisms of injury Transport accident 1.60 (1.13 ~ 2.28)
  Fall down, slip down, and collision 1.41 (0.97 ~ 2.05)
  Etc. 1.19 (0.70 ~ 2.02)
  1. *Odds ratio, multiple logistic regression analysis, adjusted for age, sex, income, education, smoking, alcohol, occupation and exercise, reference group (odds ratio = 1.00) is a normal waist circumference group.
  2. †95% confidence interval.