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Table 3 Hazard ratios of herpes zoster for lymphoid neoplasms according to age and sex

From: Increased risk of lymphoid malignancy in patients with herpes zoster: a longitudinal follow-up study using a national cohort

CharacteristicsHazard ratios for lymphoid neoplasm
 Unadjusted †P-value*Adjusted†‡P-value*
Age < 60 years (n = 189,605)
 Herpes zoster1.71 (1.18–2.49)0.0051.53 (1.05–2.24)0.026
 Reference1.00 1.00 
Age ≥ 60 years (n = 107,870)
 Herpes zoster1.65 (1.19–2.29)0.0031.58 (1.14–2.20)0.006
 Reference1.00 1.00 
Men (n = 118,385)
 Herpes zoster1.75 (1.24–2.47)0.0011.64 (1.16–2.31)0.005
 Reference1.00 1.00 
Women (n = 179,090)
 Herpes zoster1.60 (1.20–2.28)0.0091.51 (1.06–2.16)0.022
 Reference1.00 1.00 
  1. * Cox proportional hazards regression model; a P-value < 0.05 indicates significance
  2. † Stratified model for age, sex, income, and region of residence
  3. ‡ Adjusted model for the CCI score
  4. CCI Charlson comorbidity index, CI confidence interval