Table 1

 Incidence and relative risk for first time and all-claim rates

VariableFirst-time claims95% CIAll claims95% CIFTEPersons
Rate/1000 FTELost-time claimsRelative riskRate/1000 FTELost-time claimsRelative risk
*Indicates reference group for relative risk calculations.
FTE, full time equivalents.
Sex
    Male13.492604766.6%1.19(1.16–1.21)25.214866971.4%1.49(1.47–1.51)19306941913271
    Female*11.351306633.4%1.0016.921947228.6%1.0011507891336045
Age group (years)
    15–1925.1634898.9%2.56(2.46–2.66)27.0437495.5%1.36(1.31–1.40)138662259030
    20–2420.76630616.1%2.11(2.05–2.18)26.54806011.8%1.33(1.30–1.37)303748349144
    25–3412.711016426.0%1.29(1.26–1.33)22.111768526.0%1.11(1.09–1.13)799978795721
    35–4410.991020526.1%1.12(1.09–1.15)22.072049230.1%1.11(1.08–1.13)928631923672
    45+*9.83894922.9%1.0019.941815526.6%1.00910465921749
Occupation
    Manual20.842839072.6%7.98(7.67–8.29)36.995037973.9%10.07(9.75–10.41)13621171410205
    Mixed12.13794120.3%4.64(4.44–4.84)21.151385320.3%5.76(5.56–5.97)654864736741
    Non-manual*2.6127827.1%1.003.6739095.7%1.0010645021102369
Industry
    Goods14.762089253.4%1.35(1.32–1.38)27.063830556.2%1.51(1.49–1.53)14157181366390
    Services*10.941822146.6%1.0017.912983643.8%1.0016657651882925
Job tenure (months)
    157.2128597.3%6.14(5.90–6.38)78.5239245.8%4.23(4.09–4.37)4997461586
    228.2923045.9%3.04(2.91–3.17)38.7131524.6%2.09(2.01–2.16)8143396760
    3–423.6935569.1%2.54(2.45–2.63)32.7049087.2%1.76(1.71–1.81)150083174720
    5–820.88473112.1%2.24(2.17–2.31)29.7667459.9%1.60(1.56–1.65)226609263104
    9–1219.4032278.3%2.08(2.01–2.16)28.4647356.9%1.53(1.49–1.58)166359192305
    13+*9.322243657.4%1.0018.564467765.6%1.0024070252460841