Table 2.

Association between relative telomere length and female bladder cancer risk

Relative telomere lengthCases, n (%)Controls, n (%)OR (95% CI)*OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)
3rd tertile16 (26.2)23 (34.3)1.00 ref1.00 ref1.00 ref
2nd tertile11 (18.0)23 (34.3)0.69 (0.26, 1.80)0.67 (0.25, 1.77)0.78 (0.29, 2.11)
1st tertile34 (55.7)21 (31.3)2.33 (1.01, 5.38)2.34 (1.00, 5.49)2.67 (1.11, 6.40)
Ptrend = 0.05Ptrend = 0.06Ptrend = 0.03
  • * Crude unconditional logistic regression.

  • Unconditional logistic regression adjusted for the matching factors (age and smoking status).

  • Unconditional logistic regression adjusted for the matching factors (age, smoking status) and pack-years of smoking.