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Table 3 Pancreas

From: Effects of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on cancer sites other than the colon and rectum: a meta-analysis

Author Cases n Cotrolsa/Cohortb Source population Exposure definition Exposure assessment Drug RR 95% CI
Coogan et al. [26] 491 5,833a Hospital based >4 days/week for >3 months. Continuing use during 1 year of lag time Personal Interview NSAIDs (7%) 0.8 0.5–1.1
Langman et al. [36] 513 1,535a Population based >7 prescriptions during months 13–36 before index date Automated Database NSAIDs (7%) 1.49 1.02–2.18
Menezes et al. [49] 194 582a Hospital based >1 tablet/week for at least 6 months In-hospital Questionnaire Aspirin (44%) 1.00 0.72–1.39
Schreinemachers et al. [43] 30 12,668b Cohort Ever use of aspirin in the 30 days prior to start date Mailed Questionnaire Aspirin (59%) 0.67 0.33–1.36
Anderson et al. [23] 80 28,283b Cohort >6 times/week at baseline Mailed Questionnaire Aspirin (21%) 0.40 0.20–0.82
       NA-NSAIDs (NR) 1.28 0.68–2.43
  1. Prevalence of exposure among controls/cohort