Smoking, occupation, history of selected diseases and bladder cancer risk in Manisa, Turkey

Koray Erdurak, Pinar E. Dundar, Beyhan C. Ozyurt, Eva Negri, Carlo La Vecchia, Ziya Tay

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Abstract

The aim of the study was to identify and quantify the reasons for the high bladder cancer rates in Turkey. We conducted a case-control study in Manisa, Turkey, in 2011. The study included 173 patients with incident, histologically confirmed bladder cancer and 282 controls who were frequency matched by age, sex and geographic area, admitted to the main hospital of Manisa for a wide range of acute diseases. Adjusted odds ratios (ORs) and the corresponding 95% confidence intervals (CIs) were derived from multiple logistic regression models. Compared with never smokers, the OR was 2.9 (95% CI 1.5-5.4) for moderate (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)58-61
Number of pages4
JournalEuropean Journal of Cancer Prevention
Volume23
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2014

Keywords

  • Case-control studies
  • Smoking
  • Social class
  • Turkey
  • Urinary bladder neoplasms
  • Urinary tract infections

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology
  • Epidemiology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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