Table 5

 Disparities in the risk of carpal tunnel syndrome (ICD10 G56.0) between manual and non-manual workers in the Pays de la Loire study (age adjusted prevalence ratios (PR), 95% confidence intervals (95% CI))

Carpal tunnel syndrome (ICD10 G56.0)
Men (n = 1549, 35 cases)Women (n = 1107, 44 cases)
PR (95% CI)% Excess risk*PR (95% CI)% Excess risk
*% change from Model 1.
†Adjusted for age.
‡Adjusted for age, obesity, diabetes, thyroid disease, arthritis.
§Adjusted for age, obesity, diabetes, thyroid disease, arthritis, repetitive movements, force exertion, arm(s) above shoulder position, hand behind trunk posture, arm(s) away from body posture.
Model 1†Manual occupation1.40 (0.70–2.76)2.10 (1.17–3.74)
BMI ⩾30 kg/m1.83 (0.68–4.88)1.06 (0.40–2.73)
Diabetes1.10 (0.13–8.85)2.52 (0.28–22.43)
Thyroid disease0 exposed cases0.57 (0.14–2.30)
Arthritis2.06 (0.29–14.36)0 exposed cases
Model 2‡Manual occupation1.34 (0.67–2.68)151.33 (0.65–2.72)70
Repetitive movements with breaks0.97 (0.39–2.44)2.99 (1.45–6.18)
Repetitive movements w/o breaks2.20 (0.64–7.60)2.85 (1.08–7.52)
Model 3‡Manual occupation1.41 (0.67–2.96)1.81 (1.01–3.26)23
Vibrations: ⩾2 hours/day0.97 (0.39–2.37)3.29 (1.49–7.28)
Model 4‡Manual occupation1.11 (0.49–2.54)721.55 (0.84–2.87)50
Wrist flexion: ⩾2 hours/day1.82 (0.83–3.98)2.10 (1.11–3.97)
Model 5§Manual occupation1.12 (0.49–2.56)701.04 (0.51–2.11)96