Table 2

Distribution of sex, mean (range) duration of occupation, and mean (SD) FEV1 values (% predicted) according to the one-digit level of the Classification of Occupations by Statistics Sweden

Occupation categoryM/F2-150Duration (years)FEV1 (% of predicted)
Technical scientific, teaching24/1817 (1–43)87 (29)
Health care 9/4113 (1–42)95 (20)
Administration and office16/2915 (1–60)85 (21)
Commerce and trade 8/2412 (1–47)85 (30)
Agriculture20/1018 (1–65)71 (31)
Mining 0/0
Transport and communication15/810 (1–42)86 (25)
Industrial production and construction49/1414 (1–60)85 (33)
Service occupations11/36 8 (1–37)85 (28)
  • 2-150 M = male, F = female.