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  1. Sex differences in lung-cancer risk associated with cigarette smoking.

    Article - En anglais

    The importance of cigarette smoking as a risk factor for specific histologic types of lung cancer in men and women has been examined in a case-control analysis of data from the Cancer Surveillance Program of Orange County, a population-based registry.

    Smoking habits were abstracted from medical records for 1153 men and 833 women diagnosed with primary lung cancer in 1984-1986 and 1851 men and 1656 women aged 30 or older diagnosed with cancers not associated with smoking.

    Ninety-six percent of men and 89% of women with lung cancer were current or former cigarette smokers, as compared with 55% of men and 34% of women with other cancers.

    The age and ethnicity-adjusted odds ratios (OR) for ever-smoking were 19.7 for men and 15.0 for women.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Tabagisme, Bronchopulmonaire, Facteur risque, Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Sexe, Epidémiologie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme, Bronche pathologie, Poumon pathologie, Type histologique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Tobacco smoking, Bronchopulmonary, Risk factor, Respiratory disease, Sex, Epidemiology, United States, North America, America, Human, Lung disease, Histological type

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0433449

    Code Inist : 002B11A. Création : 199406.