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  1. Case-control study for lung cancer and cigarette smoking in Osaka, Japan : comparison with the results from Western Europe.

    Article - En anglais

    In order to clarify the relation between cigarette smoking and lung cancer, a case-control study was conducted.

    The case series consisted of 1,376 lung cancer patients (1,082 males and 294 females) who were newly diagnosed and admitted to eight hospitals in Osaka during 1986-88.

    Smoking histories were compared with those of 2,230 controls (1,141 males and 1,089 females) admitted to the same hospitals during the same period without established smoking-related diseases.

    Odds ratios of current smoker versus nonsmoker were 18.1,1.9,21.4, and 3.8 for squamous, adeno, small, and large cell carcinoma, respectively, for males, and 9.7,1.3,12.1,3.7, respectively, for females.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Bronchopulmonaire, Epidémiologie, Facteur risque, Tabagisme, Japon, Asie, Europe Ouest, Europe, Etude comparative, Homme, Poumon pathologie, Bronche pathologie, Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Etude cas témoin

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Bronchopulmonary, Epidemiology, Risk factor, Tobacco smoking, Japan, Asia, Western Europe, Europe, Comparative study, Human, Lung disease, Bronchus disease, Respiratory disease, Case control study

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

    Cote : 94-0576030

    Code Inist : 002B11A. Création : 09/06/1995.