Table 3

Medical diagnoses as predictors of occupational mobility, early retirement due to permanent disability, and total mortality

Medical diagnosis Occupational mobility Early retirement (permanent disability) Total mortality
Obesity
Disorders of lipid metabolism
Ischaemic heart disease
Hypertension
Asthma
Chronic bronchitis
Chronic obstructive lung diseases
Liver diseases
Disorders of the back and spine
Arthropathies
Skin diseases
Gout
  • ↓ Reduced risk (p⩽0.05); ↑ increased risk (p⩽0.05);—no significant association (p>0.05).