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Table 5 Exposure to wood dust by cases with squamous cell carcinomas and adenocarcinomas

From: K-rasmutations in sinonasal cancers in relation to wood dust exposure

Histology Wood dust Yes/no OR1 (95%CI) OR2 (95%CI) OR3 (95%CI)
Squamous cell carcinomas 7/102 1 1 1
Adenocarcinomas 33/25 19.2 (7.6–48.5) 21.0 (8.0–55.0) 46.9 (7.7–328)
  1. 1) Unadjusted
  2. 2) adjusted for age
  3. 3) adjusted for age, formaldehyde and tobacco smoking, but data limited to the subgroup of patients (n = 82) for which an interview was completed and information on tobacco smoking and formaldehyde was present (squamous cell: wood dust exposed = 6, not exposed = 41; adenocarcinomas: exposed = 29, not exposed = 6)