Table 6

RRa of breast cancer recurrence associated with baseline risk factors: reported home pesticide treatment, smoking, alcohol consumption, and tamoxifen therapyb

CharacteristicNo. exposedRR95% CI
Reference group1.0
Professional home termite control890.90.4–1.9
Reference group1.0
Personal home termite control1670.90.3–2.1
Reference group1.0
Black race231.40.5–3.9
Reference group1.0
Current cigarette smoker332.10.9–5.1
Reference group1.0
Alcohol (GE 1 drink/day)220.30.04–2.3
Reference group1.0
Tamoxifen treatment1150.40.2–0.8
  • a RR, relative risk; CI, confidence interval.

  • b Adjusted for age and body mass index.