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Table 2 Hazard ratios of developing cancer between patients with pelvic inflammatory disease and comparison subjects

From: Risk of uterine, ovarian and breast cancer following pelvic inflammatory disease: a nationwide population-based retrospective cohort study

  Crude HR (95 % CI) Adjusted HR (95 % CI)a
Ovarian cancer 1.42 (0.84 – 2.39) 1.33 (0.78 – 2.27)
Breast cancer 1.03 (0.85 – 1.24) 1.04 (0.86 – 1.25)
Uterine cancer 1.35 (0.81 – 2.24) 1.44 (0.853 – 2.43)
  1. HR hazard ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. aAdjusted for age, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, cerebrovascular disease, chronic pulmonary disease, urbanization and income