Table 3

Adjusted odds ratios for esophageal cancer in relation to duration of diabetes mellitus
Duration of diabetes (years) Case Control Odds ratio (95% CI)
Number (%) Model 1 Model 2
0-2 6 44 1.00 1.00
≥2 51 178 2.10 (0.85-5.31) 2.28 (0.85-6.08)

Model 1 was adjusted for age and sex.

Model 2 was additionally adjusted for sex, age, alcoholism, periodontal disease, esophagus ulcer, esophagus reflux, other NSAIDs and COX-2 inhibitors.

Cheng et al.

Cheng et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2012 12:177   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-12-177

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