Table 4

POR of GSTM1 genotype and asbestos exposure (case-only analysis)

StudyCasesaExposed to asbestosGSTM1 nullORb95% CIc
(US Cauc)14534701.00.4–2.3
(US-AA)12130312.30.8–6.8
(France 1)239181260.60.2–1.5
(France 2)14628801.60.7–3.8
(Finland)218771081.20.7–2.2
Pooled analysis8691874151.20.9–1.8
Test for heterogeneity (P)0.48
  • a Number of subjects included in the logistic regression (no missing data).

  • b OR adjusted for age, gender, and pack-years of tobacco smoking (and study for pooled analysis).

  • c 95% CI.