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Table 6 Exposure to one or more different types of pesticides

From: Self-reported exposure to pesticides in residential settings and risk of breast cancer: a case-control study

Number of pesticides exposed to Cases n = 446 (%) Control n = 758 (%) Adjusted OR* 95% CI
No exposure to any type of pesticide (never said yes) 143 (32.0) 229 (30.2) __ __
Exposure to one type of pesticide only 141 (31.5) 285 (37.6) 0.98 0.64-1.52
Exposure to two different types of pesticides 64 (14.3) 96 (12.7) 1.45 0.80-2.61
Exposure to three different types of pesticides 50 (11.2) 78 (10.3) 1.25 0.70-2.25
Exposure to four different types of pesticides 32 (7.2) 52 (6.9) 0.75 0.36-1.57
Exposure to five to seven different types of pesticides 17 (3.8) 18 (2.4) 2.21 0.80-6.09
TREND TEST p-value+ 0.31
  1. * Adjusted for age at the time of diagnosis, race, religion, level of education, family history of breast cancer, body mass index, age at menopause and age at menarche.
  2. +significant p value defined as < 0.05
  3. CI, confidence interval; OR, odds ratio