Table 3

Relative risks3-150 (RR) and 95% confidence intervals for developing osteoarthrosis of the hip in women with different degrees of exposure to physical load during work and sports activities

Exposure Physical load at work
Degree of exposure Low Medium High
Sports activities Low1.01.1 (0.5, 2.0)1.7 (0.8, 3.5)
Medium1.1 (0.3, 3.4)1.8 (0.8, 4.1)2.7 (1.1, 7.0)
High2.0 (0.7, 5.2)2.7 (1.2, 5.9)4.3 (1.7, 11.0)
  • 3-150 RR adjusted for age and body mass index. Sports activities aggregated as hours in all sports up to the age of 50.