Risk factors for basal cell carcinoma in a prospective cohort of women.

@article{Hunter1990RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for basal cell carcinoma in a prospective cohort of women.},
  author={David J. Hunter and Graham A. Colditz and Meir Jonathan Stampfer and Bernard A Rosner and Walter C Willett and Frank E. Speizer},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  year={1990},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={13-23}
}
In a prospective study of self-reported demographic, constitutional, and life-style factors in relation to basal cell carcinoma of the skin, we followed a cohort of 73,366 nurses in the United States who were 34 to 59 years of age in 1980 and who had no previous skin or other cancer. In 4 years of follow-up, compared with women living in the Northeast, women residing in California (age-adjusted relative risk [RR] = 1.57; 95% confidence interval [CI] = 1.30 to 1.89) and Florida (RR = 2.12; 95… CONTINUE READING