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Table 4.

Number of children among brothers and sisters of patients with testicular cancer, by selected characteristics

CharacteristicBrothers of patients with testicular cancer (no.)OR (95% CI)*Sisters of patients with testicular cancer (no.)OR (95% CI)*
Age distance with the testicular cancer patient     
    10+ years older 164 0.96 (0.79-1.17) 166 0.92 (0.74-1.15) 
    2 to 9 years older 407 0.94 (0.82-1.06) 433 0.96 (0.85-1.09) 
    2 to 0 years older 168 0.86 (0.70-1.07) 162 1.16 (0.92-1.45) 
    1 to 2 years younger 143 1.02 (0.80-1.28) 118 1.01 (0.78-1.30) 
    3 to 4 years younger 79 0.74 (0.55-1.00) 95 1.25 (0.92-1.72) 
    5+ years younger 69 1.09 (0.79-1.50) 57 1.19 (0.82-1.75) 
Sibship size     
    2 242 0.99 (0.83-1.18) 237 1.39 (1.15-1.70) 
    3 316 0.99 (0.85-1.15) 312 0.93 (0.79-1.10) 
    4 220 0.91 (0.76-1.09) 210 0.95 (0.79-1.14) 
    5+ 280 0.84 (0.73-0.97) 284 0.95 (0.82-1.10) 
CharacteristicBrothers of patients with testicular cancer (no.)OR (95% CI)*Sisters of patients with testicular cancer (no.)OR (95% CI)*
Age distance with the testicular cancer patient     
    10+ years older 164 0.96 (0.79-1.17) 166 0.92 (0.74-1.15) 
    2 to 9 years older 407 0.94 (0.82-1.06) 433 0.96 (0.85-1.09) 
    2 to 0 years older 168 0.86 (0.70-1.07) 162 1.16 (0.92-1.45) 
    1 to 2 years younger 143 1.02 (0.80-1.28) 118 1.01 (0.78-1.30) 
    3 to 4 years younger 79 0.74 (0.55-1.00) 95 1.25 (0.92-1.72) 
    5+ years younger 69 1.09 (0.79-1.50) 57 1.19 (0.82-1.75) 
Sibship size     
    2 242 0.99 (0.83-1.18) 237 1.39 (1.15-1.70) 
    3 316 0.99 (0.85-1.15) 312 0.93 (0.79-1.10) 
    4 220 0.91 (0.76-1.09) 210 0.95 (0.79-1.14) 
    5+ 280 0.84 (0.73-0.97) 284 0.95 (0.82-1.10) 

NOTE: Individuals born prior to 1954.

*

OR adjusted by cohort and place of birth, socioeconomic status, single status, and when applicable, sibship size.

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