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Table 1.

Demographic characteristics of siblings of patients with testicular cancer and controls

Brothers of patients with testicular cancer, n = 2,878, n (%)Controls, n = 3,202, n (%)Sister of patients with testicular cancer, n = 2,735, n (%)Controls, n = 2,949, n (%)
Cohort     
    <1936 37 (1.3%) 57 (1.8%) 35 (1.3%) 44 (1.5%) 
    1936-1940 127 (4.4%) 170 (5.3%) 126 (4.6%) 165 (5.6%) 
    1941-1945 255 (8.9%) 361 (11.3%) 233 (8.5%) 288 (9.8%) 
    1946-1950 387 (13.4%) 473 (14.8%) 406 (14.8%) 445 (15.1%) 
    1951-1955 425 (14.8%) 494 (15.4%) 397 (14.5%) 455 (15.4%) 
    1956-1960 475 (16.5%) 470 (14.7%) 429 (15.7%) 459 (15.6%) 
    1961-1965 419 (14.6%) 445 (13.9%) 435 (15.9%) 426 (14.4%) 
    1966-1970 338 (11.7%) 330 (10.3%) 314 (11.5%) 291 (9.9%) 
    1971-1975 235 (8.2%) 214 (6.7%) 189 (6.9%) 219 (7.4%) 
    1976-1980 115 (4.0%) 120 (3.8%) 109 (4.0%) 92 (3.1%) 
    1981+ 65 (2.3%) 68 (2.1%) 62 (2.2%) 65 (2.2%) 
Sibship size     
    2 757 (26.3%) 724 (22.6%) 753 (27.5%) 782 (26.5%) 
    3 988 (34.4%) 1,021 (31.9%) 917 (33.5%) 875 (29.7%) 
    4 591 (20.5%) 595 (18.6%) 537 (19.6%) 537 (18.2%) 
    5+ 542 (18.8%) 862 (26.9%) 528 (19.3%) 755 (25.6%) 
Study area     
    Largest Swedish cities* 880 (30.6%) 947 (29.6%) 873 (31.9%) 879 (29.8%) 
    Southern Sweden 1,446 (50.2%) 1,588 (49.6%) 1,369 (50.1%) 1,468 (49.8%) 
    Northern Sweden 552 (19.2%) 667 (20.8%) 493 (18.0%) 602 (20.4%) 
Brothers of patients with testicular cancer, n = 2,878, n (%)Controls, n = 3,202, n (%)Sister of patients with testicular cancer, n = 2,735, n (%)Controls, n = 2,949, n (%)
Cohort     
    <1936 37 (1.3%) 57 (1.8%) 35 (1.3%) 44 (1.5%) 
    1936-1940 127 (4.4%) 170 (5.3%) 126 (4.6%) 165 (5.6%) 
    1941-1945 255 (8.9%) 361 (11.3%) 233 (8.5%) 288 (9.8%) 
    1946-1950 387 (13.4%) 473 (14.8%) 406 (14.8%) 445 (15.1%) 
    1951-1955 425 (14.8%) 494 (15.4%) 397 (14.5%) 455 (15.4%) 
    1956-1960 475 (16.5%) 470 (14.7%) 429 (15.7%) 459 (15.6%) 
    1961-1965 419 (14.6%) 445 (13.9%) 435 (15.9%) 426 (14.4%) 
    1966-1970 338 (11.7%) 330 (10.3%) 314 (11.5%) 291 (9.9%) 
    1971-1975 235 (8.2%) 214 (6.7%) 189 (6.9%) 219 (7.4%) 
    1976-1980 115 (4.0%) 120 (3.8%) 109 (4.0%) 92 (3.1%) 
    1981+ 65 (2.3%) 68 (2.1%) 62 (2.2%) 65 (2.2%) 
Sibship size     
    2 757 (26.3%) 724 (22.6%) 753 (27.5%) 782 (26.5%) 
    3 988 (34.4%) 1,021 (31.9%) 917 (33.5%) 875 (29.7%) 
    4 591 (20.5%) 595 (18.6%) 537 (19.6%) 537 (18.2%) 
    5+ 542 (18.8%) 862 (26.9%) 528 (19.3%) 755 (25.6%) 
Study area     
    Largest Swedish cities* 880 (30.6%) 947 (29.6%) 873 (31.9%) 879 (29.8%) 
    Southern Sweden 1,446 (50.2%) 1,588 (49.6%) 1,369 (50.1%) 1,468 (49.8%) 
    Northern Sweden 552 (19.2%) 667 (20.8%) 493 (18.0%) 602 (20.4%) 
*

Largest Swedish cities include Stockholm, Malmö, and Göteborg.

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