Risk factors of female cancers in ragusa population (sicily) - I. Endometrium and cervix uteri cancers

@article{Cusimano1989RiskFO,
  title={Risk factors of female cancers in ragusa population (sicily) - I. Endometrium and cervix uteri cancers},
  author={Rosanna Cusimano and Gabriella Dardanoni and L. Dardanoni and Mario La Rosa and G. Pavone and Rosario Tumino and Lorenzo Gaf{\`a}},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
  year={1989},
  volume={5},
  pages={363-371}
}
A case-control study on breast, cervix and endometrium cancer cases registered in Ragusa between January 1, 1983 and June 30, 1985 has been conducted. Information on risk factors has been obtained by means of a structured questionnaire.Risk factors for endometrium cancer were: few children (1–2 vs > 4 OR 15.18, 95%CL 1.96–117.64), oestrogenic treatment (OR 2.20, 95%CL 1.05–4.90), obesity (Quetelet index >30 vs <22 OR 10.42, 95%CL 1.30–83.86), family history (OR 2.87, 95% CL 1.05–7.83).Risk… CONTINUE READING

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