Table 2

Cases (n (%)) with neck or shoulder pain and controls among women and men in different socioeconomic groups

Women 210 cases, 698 controlsMen 100 cases, 579 controls
Socioeconomic groupCases%Controls%Cases%Controls%
For 12 women and 11 men no information about socioeconomic group was available.
Blue collar workers1014834549646432656
White collar workers in lower and intermediate positions844024135202013824
White collar workers in senior positions1468112996511
Self employed people and employers7323377397