Table 4

Work conditions and other pain as risk factors for new onset shoulder pain* (univariate associations)

ExposureShoulder painUnadjustedAdjusted*
Baseline12 months
NoYesNoYesOR95% CIOR95% CI
*Adjusted for gender, age group, and occupation.
Working conditions
Work in hot conditions
    Yes1422187130.80.5 to to 1.2
Work in cold conditions
    Yes83216091.20.8 to to 1.9
Work in damp conditions
    Yes941981171.20.8 to to 2.0
Other pain
(Any pain other than shoulder pain)
    Yes22547172411.51.1 to to 2.2