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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of the case and control populations

From: Etiological study of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in an endemic region: a population-based case control study in Huaian, China

  Case n (%) Control n (%) OR(95%CI) P
Male 60 60   
Female 47 47   
Mean age (yr) 62.9 ± 8.19 62.4 ± 8.35   
Smoking status     
   None-smoker 40(37.4) 43(40.2) 1.00  
   Smoker 67(62.6) 64(59.8) 1.14(0.64–2.04) 0.67
Passive smoking     
   No 37(34.6) 54(50.5) 1.00  
   yes 70(65.4) 53(49.5) 2.04(1.14–3.70) 0.02
Drinking status     
   None-drinker 60(56.1) 58(54.2) 1.00  
   Drinker 47(43.9) 49(45.8) 1.06(0.77–1.43) 0.70
Income (Yuan, Mean ± SD)     
   Total 486.4 ± 425.80 592.0 ± 590.63 1.0(0.99~1.0) 0.10
   Average 127.2 ± 98.68 148.2 ± 122.28 0.998(0.995~1) 0.15
Family history of cancer     
   Negative 39(36.4) 49(45.8) 1.00  
   Positive 68(63.6) 58(54.2) 2.90(1.41–5.95) <0.01