Previous studies have provided conflicting information on the role of tobacco and alcohol in gastric carcinogenesis.
A population-based case-control study with 338 histologically confirmed gastric-cancer cases and 679 control subjects was conducted.
Information relating to life-time tobacco consumption, alcohol intake and diet during adolescence and 20 years before interview, and to socio-economic conditions was obtained through face-to-face interviews.
Current cigarette smokers were found to have a greater risk than non-users of tobacco.
The duration of cigarette or pipe smoking was positively associated with gastric-cancer risk.
There was significant interaction between tobacco use and fruit consumption.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Estomac, Facteur risque, Alcoolisme, Tabagisme, Epidémiologie, Suède, Europe, Homme, Estomac pathologie, Appareil digestif pathologie, Etude cas témoin
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Stomach, Risk factor, Alcoholism, Tobacco smoking, Epidemiology, Sweden, Europe, Human, Gastric disease, Digestive diseases, Case control study
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