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Table 1 Selected characteristics of the study population by case-control status and overall

From: Occupational exposure to glyphosate and risk of lymphoma:results of an Italian multicenter case-control study

Gender Cases
N %
Controls
N %
Total
N %
Total 867 (100) 774 (100) 1641 (100)
Males 500 (57.6) 428 (55.3) 928 (56.6)
Females 367 (42.4) 346 (44.7) 713 (43.4)
M/F ratio 1.4/1
Age Mean (sd) Mean (sd) Mean (sd)
Total 55.2 (15.9) 55.1 (15.4) 55.1 (15.6)
Males 56.7 (14.2) 56.9 (14.4) 56.6 (14.6)
Females 52.7 (16.3) 54.4 (16.9) 53.1 (16.3)
Study center Cases
N %
Controls
N %
Total
N %
Bari/Taranto 210 (24.2) 108 (14.0) 318 (19.4)
Cagliari/Nuoro 207 (23.1) 227 (29.3) 434 (26.4)
Firenze 228 (26.3) 188 (24.3) 416 (25.3)
Novara 102 (11.8) 85 (11.0) 187 (11.4)
Perugia 90 (10.4) 98 (12.7) 188 (11.5)
Verona 30 (3.3) 68 (8.8) 98 (6.0)
Education Cases
N %
Controls
N %
Total
N %
Primary school 167 (19.3) 107 (13.8) 274 (16.7)
Middle school 262 (30.2) 231 (29.8) 493 (30.0)
High school 265 (30.6) 284 (36.7) 549 (33.4)
University 123 (14.2) 122 (15.8) 245 (14.9)
Other 35 (4.0) 19 (2.5) 54 (3.4)
Missing 15 (1.7) 11 (1.4) 26 (1.6)
Exposure to glyphosate Cases
N %
Controls
N %
Total
N %
Unexposed 846 (97.6) 759 (98.1) 1605 (97.8)
Ever exposed 21 (2.4) 15 (1.9) 36 (2.2)
Low confidence 12 (1.4) 9 (1.2) 21 (1.3)
Medium-high confidence 9 (1.0) 6 (0.8) 15 (0.9)