Case-control study on risk factors of esophageal cancer

Li, Wei, Guo, Xiaolei, Fu, Zhentao, Zhang, Jiyu, Lu, Zilong, Li, Weika, Xu, Aiqiang, Wang, Tao, & Sun, Jiandong (2008) Case-control study on risk factors of esophageal cancer. Chinese Journal of Public Health, 24(5), pp. 517-518.

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Objective: To explore the influencing factors of esophageal cancer in the trunk basin of Dawen river , Shandong province.

Methods: A case- control study was carried out: 195 living cases of diagnosed esophageal cancer and 195 controls were matched by age and sex and surveyed by a unified inventory.

Results: T he following items could rises the risk of esophageal cancer : hard dry diet, smoke homemade cigarettes, alcohol consumption> 500 ml/ day, relatives with tumor in history ( OR = 51850, OR = 161 158, OR = 111 513, OR = 11 827, respectively ) . While drinking tea may have protective effect against esophageal cancer ( OR = 01 311).

Conclusion: The high incidence of esophageal cancer in the area is relative not only to the environment and dietary factors, but also to the family history of esophageal cancer.

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ID Code: 64668
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: esophageal cancer, case-control study, influencing factors
DOI: 10.3321/j.issn:1001-0580.2008.05.002
ISSN: 1001-0580
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
Deposited On: 21 Nov 2013 22:16
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2013 04:53

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