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Table 5.

Association between relative telomere length and bladder cancer risk in men and women

Relative telomere lengthCases, n (%)Controls, n (%)OR (95% CI)*OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)
4th quartile 39 (21.2) 49 (25.5) 1.00 ref 1.00 ref 1.00 ref 
3rd quartile 26 (14.1) 50 (26.0) 0.65 (0.35, 1.23) 0.64 (0.34, 1.21) 0.63 (0.33, 1.22) 
2nd quartile 51 (27.7) 47 (24.5) 1.36 (0.77, 2.43) 1.32 (0.74, 2.35) 1.44 (0.80, 2.61) 
1st quartile 68 (37.0) 46 (24.0) 1.86 (1.06, 3.26) 1.84 (1.04, 3.25) 1.88 (1.05, 3.36) 
   Ptrend = 0.01 Ptrend = 0.01 Ptrend = 0.006 
Relative telomere lengthCases, n (%)Controls, n (%)OR (95% CI)*OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)
4th quartile 39 (21.2) 49 (25.5) 1.00 ref 1.00 ref 1.00 ref 
3rd quartile 26 (14.1) 50 (26.0) 0.65 (0.35, 1.23) 0.64 (0.34, 1.21) 0.63 (0.33, 1.22) 
2nd quartile 51 (27.7) 47 (24.5) 1.36 (0.77, 2.43) 1.32 (0.74, 2.35) 1.44 (0.80, 2.61) 
1st quartile 68 (37.0) 46 (24.0) 1.86 (1.06, 3.26) 1.84 (1.04, 3.25) 1.88 (1.05, 3.36) 
   Ptrend = 0.01 Ptrend = 0.01 Ptrend = 0.006 
*

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), gender, and pack-years of smoking.

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