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Table 3.

Association between relative telomere length and male bladder cancer risk

Relative telomere lengthCases, n (%)Controls, n (%)OR (95% CI)*OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)
4th quartile 23 (18.7) 32 (25.6) 1.00 ref 1.00 ref 1.00 ref 
3rd quartile 21 (17.1) 32 (25.6) 0.91 (0.42, 1.97) 0.88 (0.41, 1.91) 0.83 (0.37, 1.84) 
2nd quartile 34 (27.6) 31 (24.8) 1.53 (0.74, 3.15) 1.47 (0.71, 3.05) 1.56 (0.74, 3.30) 
1st quartile 45 (36.9) 30 (24.0) 2.09 (1.03, 4.23) 2.05 (1.00, 4.20) 1.94 (0.93, 4.05) 
   Ptrend = 0.02 Ptrend = 0.02 Ptrend = 0.03 
Relative telomere lengthCases, n (%)Controls, n (%)OR (95% CI)*OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)
4th quartile 23 (18.7) 32 (25.6) 1.00 ref 1.00 ref 1.00 ref 
3rd quartile 21 (17.1) 32 (25.6) 0.91 (0.42, 1.97) 0.88 (0.41, 1.91) 0.83 (0.37, 1.84) 
2nd quartile 34 (27.6) 31 (24.8) 1.53 (0.74, 3.15) 1.47 (0.71, 3.05) 1.56 (0.74, 3.30) 
1st quartile 45 (36.9) 30 (24.0) 2.09 (1.03, 4.23) 2.05 (1.00, 4.20) 1.94 (0.93, 4.05) 
   Ptrend = 0.02 Ptrend = 0.02 Ptrend = 0.03 
*

Crude unconditional logistic regression.

Unconditional logistic regression adjusted for the matching factors (age and smoking status).

Unconditional logistic regression adjusted for the matching factors (age, smoking status) and pack-years of smoking.

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