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Table 1 Physician-diagnosed multiple chemical sensitivity according to sex and age in the primary survey

From: Epidemiological association between multiple chemical sensitivity and birth by caesarean section: a nationwide case-control study

Age Men (N = 64,675) Women (N = 85,325) Total (N = 150,000)
20–25 years* 35/1713 64/6362 99/8075
2.0 (1.37–2.71) 1.0 (0.76–1.25) 1.2 (0.99–1.47)
26–30 years* 56/2746 71/11,474 127/14,220
2.0 (1.51–2.57) 0.6 (0.48–0.76) 0.9 (0.74–1.05)
31–35 years* 74/4529 115/13,769 189/18,298
1.6 (1.26–2.00) 0.8 (0.68–0.99) 1.0 (0.89–1.18)
36–40 years 59/6816 117/13,079 176/19,895
0.9 (0.65–1.09) 0.9 (0.73–1.06) 0.9 (0.75–1.01)
41–45 years* 60/10,311 166/13,181 226/23,492
0.6 (0.44–0.73) 1.3 (1.07–1.45) 1.0 (0.84–1.09)
46–50 years* 64/10,880 95/10,222 159/21,102
0.6 (0.44–0.73) 0.9 (0.74–1.12) 0.8 (0.64–0.87)
51–55 years* 62/10,921 93/7748 155/18,669
0.6 (0.43–0.71) 1.2 (0.96–1.44) 0.8 (0.70–0.96)
56–60 years* 45/8672 61/5277 106/13,949
0.5 (0.37–0.67) 1.2 (0.87–1.44) 0.8 (0.62–0.90)
61–65 years* 49/8087 45/4213 94/12,300
0.6 (0.44–0.78) 1.1 (0.76–1.38) 0.8 (0.61–0.92)
Total 504/64,675 827/85,325 1331/150,000
0.8 (0.71–0.85) 1.0 (0.90–1.03) 0.9 (0.84–0.93)
  1. The values in the upper rows represent the number of subjects with multiple chemical sensitivity/the total number of subjects. The values in the lower rows are the percentages (95% confidence intervals)
  2. *P < 0.01, significant difference between men and women using the chi-squared test