Table 4

Adjusted4-150 conditional logistic regression ORs (95% CIs) for suicide relative to cumulative exposure to magnetic fields, for workers in different age groups

Exposure level (percentile)Age <35Age 35–49Age ⩾50
CasesControlsOR (95% CI)CasesControlsOR (95% CI)CasesControlsOR (95% CI)
Recent exposure4-151:
 0383411.00865271.0017014851.00
 >0–49394312.12 (0.98 to 4.59)416512.40 (1.04 to 5.55)465740.67 (0.32 to 1.42)
 ⩾50393982.39 (1.00 to 5.69)435173.62 (1.41 to 9.29)344240.72 (0.32 to 1.62)
Past 1–5 years4-152:
 0242101.00734571.0012511901.00
 >0–49495441.20 (0.63 to 2.27)486741.48 (0.84 to 2.62)757641.35 (0.86 to 2.11)
 ⩾50434161.50 (0.72 to 3.10)495642.19 (1.12 to 4.28)505291.48 (0.88 to 2.49)
  • 4-150 Adjusted for the effects of work (in work or out of work), social class, location in USA (east or west), exposure to solvents and sunlight.

  • 4-151 50 Percentile 0.07, 0.08, and 0.05 μT-years for age <35, 35–49, and ⩾50, respectively.

  • 4-152 50 Percentile 0.20, 0.21, and 0.22 μT-years for age <35, 35–49, and ⩾50, respectively.