Table 5.

Medical Conditions, ORs and 95% CIs According to ORRS Categories

Unexposed Subjects (n=280)ORRS ≤5 (n=124)ORRS 6–12 (n=115)ORRS ≥13 (n=227)OR (95% CI)*P Value
Cataract, n (%)2 (1)2 (2)2 (2)19 (8)9.0 (2–41)0.004
Hypertension, n (%)21 (7)8 (6)6 (5)46 (20)1.7 (1.0–3)0.05
Hypercholesterolemia, n (%)11 (4)10 (8)7 (6)39 (17)2.9 (1–5)0.004
Cancer, n (%)2 (1)02 (2)9 (4)4.5 (0.9–25)0.06
  • CI indicates confidence interval; OR, odds ratio; and ORRS, occupational radiological risk score.

  • * OR for the highly exposed group (ORRS ≥13) compared with unexposed subjects after adjustment for age, sex, and smoking.