Table 2

Effect of statin use on the incidence of gastric cancer in diabetic patients
Univariable analysis
Variables Case Control P-value OR(95% CI)
Statin use 99 367 < .0001 0.183 (0.139 – 0.241)
Aspirin 184 347 < .0001 0.418 (0.337 – 0.518)
Other lipid lowering agents 154 221 < .0001 0.148 (0.073 – 0.297)
Multivariable analysis
Variable Case Control P-value OR (95% CI)
Statin use 99 367 < .0001 0.211 (0.159 – 0.281)
Aspirin 184 347 < .0001 0.608 (0.478 – 0.773)
Other lipid lowering agents 154 221 < .0001 0.156 (0.073 – 0.337)

Conditional logistic regression analysis was used.

Conditional multiple logistic regression analysis was used.

*Abbreviations: OR odds ratio.

Lee et al.

Lee et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:596   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-596

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