One hundred and one patients with histologically confirmed prostate cancer and 202 hospital controls individually matched by age (±2 years), hospital admittance and place of residence, were interviewed during the period 1990-94 in two towns in central Serbia (Yugoslavia).
In an analysis using multivariate logistic regression, the followng factors were significantly related to prostate cancer :
(1) occupational physical activity during the year preceding the disease [odds ratio (OR)=3.87,95% confidence interval (95% CI)=2.09-7.16] ;
(2) occupational exposure to asbestos, steel, dyes and lacquers, bitumen, pitch, iron, nickel, lead, fertilizer and certain other agents (OR=2.13,95% CI=1.05-4.32) ;
(3) nephrolithiasis (OR=4.52,95% CI=1.34-15.30) ;
(4)'other'diseases in medical history such as chronic bronchitis, chronic rheumatic diseases, hypertension, cardiomyopathy, diabetes mellitus, renal diseases, eye diseases and tuberculosis (OR=3.14,95% CI=1.56-6.33) ;
(5) a greater number (=3) of brothers (OR=2.08,95% CI=1.35-3.22) ;
and (6) greater numbers (=8) of sexual partners (OR=2.24,95% CI=1.13-4.44). (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Prostate, Facteur risque, Epidémiologie, Serbie, Europe, Etude cas témoin, Homme, Appareil génital mâle pathologie, Appareil urinaire pathologie, Prostate pathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Prostate, Risk factor, Epidemiology, Serbia, Europe, Case control study, Human, Male genital diseases, Urinary system disease, Prostate disease
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0035935
Code Inist : 002B14D02. Création : 21/05/1997.