Table 3

Acetaminophen use and NSAID use 4 days or more per week for at least 6 months among 780 cases of epithelial ovarian cancer, 2053 cancer controls, and 2570 noncancer controlsa

Drug and useCasesCancer controlsORb (95% CI)Noncancer controlsORb (95% CI)
Acetaminophen
No7651992Ref.2514Ref.
Yes14500.7 (0.4–1.3)520.9 (0.5–1.6)
Duration 5+ yr10240.9 (0.4–1.9)261.2 (0.5–2.6)
First use 10+ yr ago5160.6 (0.2–1.7)131.1 (0.4–3.2)
Last use <1 yr ago13440.7 (0.4–1.4)470.9 (0.5–1.7)
NSAIDs
No7331870Ref.2338Ref.
Yes411600.7 (0.5–1.0)2070.7 (0.5–1.0)
Duration 5+ yr11630.5 (0.2–0.9)810.5 (0.3–0.9)
First use 10+ yr ago10560.5 (0.2–0.9)530.7 (0.3–1.3)
Last use <1 yr ago321170.7 (0.5–1.1)1810.6 (0.4–0.9)
  • a Women whose only use began within the year before admission or whose timing of use was unknown are excluded.

  • b OR, odds ratio from logistic regressions with terms for age, geography, and interview year.