Table 2.

Association of selected lung cancer risk factors by smoking status

Never, n (%)Former, n (%)Current, n (%)P*
Age (y)
    40-4933 (30.0)40 (17.6)216 (22.2)0.56
    50-5951 (46.4)130 (57.0)567 (58.2)
    60+26 (23.6)58 (25.4)191 (19.6)
Job
    White collar24 (21.8)46 (20.2)194 (19.9)0.67
    Blue collar86 (78.2)182 (79.8)780 (80.1)
Place of residence
    City56 (50.9)120 (52.6)433 (44.4)0.03
    Town34 (30.9)65 (28.5)319 (32.8)
    Country20 (18.2)43 (18.9)222 (22.8)
Alcohol consumption (g/wk)
    032 (29.0)40 (18.2)155 (16.3)0.0018
    <51.821 (19.1)37 (16.8)158 (16.6)
    51.8-124.121 (19.1)54 (24.6)225 (23.6)
    124.2-289.829 (26.4)61 (27.7)301 (31.5)
    >289.87 (6.4)28 (12.7)114 (12.0)
Body mass index
    <2581 (73.6)155 (68.0)744 (76.4)0.14
    25-3028 (25.5)70 (30.7)214 (22.0)
    >301 (0.9)3 (1.3)16 (1.6)
Leisure-time physical activity
    Low65 (60.8)135 (60.8)627 (65.7)0.34
    Moderate36 (33.6)71 (32.0)260 (27.2)
    High6 (5.6)16 (7.2)68 (7.1)
Diet preference
    Vegetable21 (19.3)51 (22.9)200 (20.6)0.24
    Mixed83 (76.1)162 (72.6)687 (70.9)
    Meat5 (4.6)10 (4.5)82 (8.5)
  • * Mantel-Haenszel χ2 test.