Table 4

Gender interactions with environmental exposures

PredictorChange in FEV1 (ml/year)Change in KCO (mmol/min/kPa/l/year)
Mean95% CIMean95% CI
High risk job−138−7 to −2680.027−0.119 to 0.076
Low risk job−151−15 to −2870.128−0.252 to −0.004
Increase in total cigarette smoke exposure of 1 pack-year−0.1−1 to 1−0.001−0.002 to −0.0002
Increase of 1 μg/m3 in PM10 exposure1−4 to 20.00010.004 to −0.003
Increase of 1 μg/m3 in SO2 exposure2−4 to 7−0.0010.009 to −0.011
Increase of 1 μg/m3 in NO2 exposure−4−2 to 10.00030.002 to −0.002
Increase of 1 mg/m3.h in ozone exposure−0.0001−0.0009 to 0.001−0.0010.01 to −0.007