Exposure estimates | RES cross-shift FEV_{1}* | |||||||||||
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+ smoking (n = 497) | − smoking (n = 639) | − smoking, − pine (n = 378) | − smoking, + pine (n = 260) | |||||||||

Coeff.† | SE | p value | Coeff.† | SE | p value | Coeff.† | SE | p value | Coeff.† | SE | p value | |

Stratified by smoking and by use of pine. The estimates are labelled according to the method number. | ||||||||||||

n = number of persons. Numbers may vary due to missing values. | ||||||||||||

*Variables included in the final models: dust exposure, use of beech, body mass index. | ||||||||||||

†Unit: percentage decline in FEV_{1}/mg/m^{3} dust. | ||||||||||||

1. Individual, first round | −0.060 | 0.35 | 0.86 | 0.821 | 0.32 | 0.01 | 0.522 | 0.40 | 0.19 | 1.230 | 0.53 | 0.02 |

2. Individual, all rounds | 0.022 | 0.37 | 0.95 | 0.792 | 0.34 | 0.02 | 0.343 | 0.41 | 0.42 | 1.474 | 0.57 | 0.01 |

3. Individual, 4 groups | −0.027 | 0.46 | 0.95 | 0.829 | 0.38 | 0.03 | 0.130 | 0.48 | 0.79 | 1.569 | 0.55 | <0.01 |

4. 12 categories | −0.836 | 0.90 | 0.36 | 1.636 | 0.77 | 0.03 | 2.016 | 1.01 | 0.05 | 1.270 | 1.22 | 0.30 |

5. 5 categories | −0.143 | 0.60 | 0.81 | 0.296 | 0.53 | 0.57 | 0.046 | 0.66 | 0.94 | 0.799 | 0.88 | 0.36 |

6. Weighted estimate | −0.314 | 0.59 | 0.59 | 1.336 | 0.53 | 0.01 | 0.895 | 0.65 | 0.17 | 2.050 | 0.90 | 0.02 |

7. Mixed model 1 | −0.479 | 0.59 | 0.42 | 0.801 | 0.57 | 0.16 | 0.248 | 0.71 | 0.73 | 1.631 | 0.93 | 0.08 |

8. Mixed Model 2 | −0.247 | 0.62 | 0.69 | 1.248 | 0.56 | 0.03 | 0.696 | 0.71 | 0.33 | 2.020 | 0.92 | 0.03 |