Table 3

Odds Ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) for pancreatic cancer (PanCA) associated with cigarette smoking cessation, San Francisco Bay Area, California.

PanCAa

Controlsa

N = 516

N = 1628

OR (95% CI)b

n (%)

n (%)


Never smoked

163 (32)

650 (40)

1.0 (Ref.)

Years since last smokedc

>25

97 (19)

370 (23)

0.98 (0.72 - 1.3)

20-<25

25 (5)

89 (5)

0.92 (0.55 - 1.5)

15-<20

23 (4)

92 (6)

0.84 (0.5 - 1.4)

10-<15

33 (6)

87 (5)

1.2 (0.75 - 1.9)

<10

31 (6)

51 (3)

1.6 (1.1 - 2.3)

Current smokerd

112 (22)

197 (12)

1.9 (1.4 - 2.7)


a The number of participants may vary because of missing data

b Adjusted for: age, education, race, ethnicity, diabetes, pancreatitis, gallbladder disease, alcohol intake and body mass index

c Includes smokers who quit ≥1 year prior to diagnosis/interview

d Includes former smokers who quit within the immediate 1 year prior to interview

Tranah et al. BMC Cancer 2011 11:138   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-11-138

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