Time since first sexual intercourse and the risk of cervical cancer.

@article{Plummer2012TimeSF,
  title={Time since first sexual intercourse and the risk of cervical cancer.},
  author={Martyn T Plummer and Julian Peto and Silvia Franceschi},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2012},
  volume={130 11},
  pages={
          2638-44
        }
}
Young age at first sexual intercourse (AFI) is an important risk factor for cervical cancer, but no simple statistical model of its influence has been established. We investigated the relationship between risk of cervical carcinoma and time since first intercourse using data on monogamous women (5,074 cases and 16,137 controls) from the International Collaboration of Epidemiological Studies of Cervical Cancer. Odds ratios (ORs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) were estimated from pooled data… CONTINUE READING
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