Table 3

ORs (95% CI) of demographic and life-style factors reported among respondents in the multivariate logistic regression analysis for registry-confirmed (confirmed cancer) and only self-reported cancer (non-confirmed cancer) with adjustment for age and sex
Confirmed ~ control Non-confirmed ~ control
OR 95 % CI OR 95% CI
Education
   Higher 1 1
   Lower 0.913 0.719 - 1.159 1.523 1.039 - 2.232
Marital status
   Marriage /cohabitation 1 1
   Single/widow/divorced 1.384 1.083 - 1.768 1.596 1.119 - 2.274
Living
   With ≥1 persons 1 1
   With 0 persons 1.366 1.050 - 1.777 1.431 0.957 - 2.138
Obesity
   BMI < 30 1 1
   BMI ≥ 30 1.024 0.799 - 1.311 2.120 1.497 - 3.003
Smoking
   No 1 1
   Quitted 1.219 0.941 - 1.579 1.105 0.718 - 1.700
   Regular (<5 cigarettes/day) 0.910 0.369 - 2.249 1.326 0.411 - 4.277
   Regular (≥5 cigarettes/day) 0.989 0.713 - 1.372 1.652 1.062 - 2.571
Alcohol use
   None 0r minimal 1 1
   Moderate 0.835 0.661 - 1.055 0.754 0.527 - 1.077
   Heavy 0.655 0.373 - 1.151 1.100 0.553 - 2.190
Exercise activity
   Much (met≥2) 1 1
   Little (met<2) 0.904 0.708 - 1.153 1.083 0.755 - 1.553

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Korpimäki et al. BMC Family Practice 2012 13:107   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-13-107

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