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Table 2 EPILYMPH Study of multiple myeloma and lifelong occupation: risk associated with selected covariates

From: Multiple Myeloma and lifetime occupation: results from the EPILYMPH study

  Cases Control Adjusted OR (95% CI)
  (N=277) (N=1,108)  
Education, N (%)    
Low 147 (53.2%) 551 (49.7%) 1.68 (1.02 - 2.76)
Medium 108 (38.9%) 420 (37.9%) 1.60 (0.97 - 2.65)
High 22 (7.9%) 137 (12.3%) 1.00
Ever/never smoked, N (%) 150 (54.3%) 554 (55.4%) 0.96 (0.75 - 1.24)
Pack years, mean (SD) 25.7 (22 %) 23.6 (24.6%) 0.99 (0.98 - 1.01)
Body mass index >=30, N (%) 82 (31.1%) 277 (25.2%) 1.19 (0.91 - 1.56)
  1. Occupations, industrial groups and MM risk.