Table 2

Numbers of cases and controls and odds ratios by amount and years smoked cigars and smokeless tobacco among nonsmokers of cigarettes

Type of tobaccoNo. of casesNo. of controlsAdjusted (odds ratio)a(95% CI)P for trend
Nonusers of tobacco1236821.0
Cigars
 Cigars smoked/day
  ≤17411.6(0.7–4.1)
  >19411.8(0.8–4.2)0.17
 No. of years smoked
  ≤203241.2(0.3–4.3)
  >2013611.9(0.9–3.9)0.16
Smokeless tobacco
 Ounces/wk
  ≤2.51220.3(0.04–2.5)
  >2.56223.5(1.1–10.6)0.04
 No. of years used
  ≤201101.1(0.1–11.0)
  >206331.5(0.6–4.0)0.42
  • a Cigarette smokers were excluded. Adjusted by race, gender, geographic site, and cigar smoking, smokeless tobacco, and age.