Table 5

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

PanCAa

Controlsa

n (%)

n (%)

OR (95% CI)b


Childhood household exposurec

Never

230 (43)

758 (45)

1.0 (Ref.)

Ever

301 (57)

940 (55)

0.99 (0.80 - 1.2)

Adulthood household exposurec

Never

239 (45)

888 (52)

1.0 (Ref.)

Ever

293 (55)

813 (48)

1.2 (0.96 - 1.5)

Adulthood workplace exposurec

Never

232 (45)

827 (48)

1.0 (Ref.)

Ever

293 (55)

874 (45)

1.1 (0.86 - 1.3)


a The number of participants may vary because of missing data

b Adjusted for: age, education, race, smoking status (never, former, current), ethnicity, diabetes, pancreatitis, gallbladder disease, alcohol intake and BMI adjusted

c Exposure environments are not mutually exclusive (i.e. participants could have been exposed in multiple environments)

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

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