Table 5

Adjusted ORs for oligozoospermia, asthenozoospermia, and teratozoospermia and ever leatherwork with the probability of the true relative risk being ⩾2.0

Exposure (yes v no) Adjusted OR 95% CI p Value Probability that the true RR is ⩾2.0
 Ever leatherwork5-150 0.880.48 to 1.600.670.14%
 Ever leatherwork5-150 1.000.61 to 1.640.990.3%
 Ever leatherwork5-150 0.880.32 to 2.450.817%
  • 5-150 Adjusted for surgical operations which may potentially impair fertility, social class, and Leicestershire residence.

  • 5-151 Cases=oligozoospermia, n=367; controls=not oligozoospermia, n=1213.

  • 5-152 Cases=asthenzoospermia, n=704; controls=not asthenozoospermia, n=876.

  • 5-153 Cases=teratozoospermia, n=108; controls=not teratozoospermia, n=1472.