Table 4

Risk estimates for lung cancer associated with BPDE sensitivity

BPDE (b/c)CasesControlsAdjusted OR (95% CI)
Overalla
 ≤0.54158200Ref.
 >0.542482111.54 (1.2–2.0)
Quartilesa
 ≤0.366299Ref.
 0.36–0.54961011.53 (1.0–2.3)
 0.54–0.801191051.83 (1.2–2.8)
 >0.801291062.08 (1.4–3.2)
P < 0.001(trend)
Smoking Statusb
 Never
  ≤0.541013
  >0.5422300.90 (0.3–2.5)
 Former
  ≤0.5474101
  >0.541121181.31 (0.9–2.0)
 Current
  ≤0.547486
  >0.54114632.12 (1.4–3.3)
Pack-yearsb
 <39.3
  ≤0.544881
  >0.5474811.47 (0.9–2.4)
 ≥39.3 & <49.75
  ≤0.542523
  >0.5439291.28 (0.6–2.7)
 ≥49.75
  ≤0.547583
  >0.54113711.77 (1.2–2.7)
  • a Adjusted by age, gender, and smoking status.

  • b Adjusted by age and gender.