Table 2

Number of suicide and non-suicide deaths, mortality rates and cause-specific MRR by sex among AFFH workers aged 20–64, with follow-up from 2012 to 2017

Deaths (n)Mortality rates
(per 100 000 person-years)
MRR from partly adjusted model
(95% CI)*
MRR from fully adjusted model
(95% CI)†
AFFH workersWorkers in other sectorsAFFH workersWorkers in other sectors
Suicide mortality
Both sexes55959179.356.511.32 (1.20 to 1.46)1.33 (1.19 to 1.50)
Men500493513.119.381.37 (1.22 to 1.54)1.36 (1.19 to 1.55)
Women599822.732.571.01 (0.76 to 1.35)1.18 (0.87 to 1.60)
Mortality from other causes
Both sexes11 186124 975187.1137.51.11 (1.09 to 1.14)1.04 (1.01 to 1.06)
Men882890 380231.4171.71.16 (1.13 to 1.19)1.06 (1.03 to 1.09)
Women235834 595109.090.40.98 (0.92 to 1.03)0.95 (0.89 to 1.02)
  • Reference category: workers in other sectors.

  • *The partly adjusted model included terms for sector of economic activity (AFFH, other sectors), age-at-risk (5-year age groups with the last group 65 and over) and sex (only for the model including both men and women).

  • †The fully adjusted model included further terms for marital status (single, married, separated, divorced or widowed), citizenship (Italian, foreign), geographical area of residence (North-West, North-East, Centre, Sardinia, South and Sicily), level of education (high school or university, middle school or less), employment status (casual and fixed-term contract workers, cooperative members, employees, entrepreneurs/professionals, self-employed/family adjuvants) and long working hours (≤55 or >55 hours worked per week).

  • AFFH, agriculture, fishery, forestry and hunting; CI, Confidence Interval; MRR, mortality rate ratio.