Table 5

Adjusted HRs (main model) for cGN, DN and HN, stratified by attained age

ExposureAdjusted* HR (95% CI)
Age <65 yearsAge ≥65 years
cGNInorganic dust and fumes1.13 (0.95 to 1.35)1.07 (0.84 to 1.37)
Wood dust0.75 (0.49 to 1.15)1.10 (0.65 to 1.86)
Fibre1.07 (0.76 to 1.49)1.08 (0.66 to 1.76)
DNInorganic dust and fumes1.04 (0.91 to 1.19)1.08 (0.97 to 1.20)
Wood dust1.02 (0.76 to 1.37)0.78 (0.60 to 1.03)
Fibre1.00 (0.77 to 1.29)1.02 (0.82 to 1.27)
HNInorganic dust and fumes1.13 (0.97 to 1.32)1.06 (0.95 to 1.18)
Wood dust0.86 (0.59 to 1.27)0.92 (0.72 to 1.18)
Fibre1.04 (0.76 to 1.42)0.95 (0.76 to 1.19)
  • *The main model included adjustment for age, smoking status, smoking intensity and BMI.

  • BMI, body mass index; cGN, chronic glomerulonephritis; DN, diabetic nephropathy; HN, hypertensive nephropathy.