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Effect of dietary habits in combination with alcohol and tobacco on oral cancer: A case-control study

(2013) Effect of dietary habits in combination with alcohol and tobacco on oral cancer: A case-control study. Life Science Journal.

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Abstract

Abstract: One of the problems that considered as risk factors for oral cancer is use of alcohol and tobacco. Present study explores effects of dietary habits in combination with alcohol and tobacco on oral cancer. For this, a casecontrol study was conducted at Pune, Morbai Naraindas Budhrani Cancer Institute within 19 months from February, 2005 to September, 2006. Study sample were 700 age-gender grouping matched subjects including 350 cases and 350 controls were selected using simple random sampling. The significance of difference between the proportions of qualitative characteristics is tested using Chi-square test of independence of attributes. The quantitative risk assessment was done by calculating the odds ratios (OR) with 95% confidence intervals. Results indicated that smoking, drinking and non-vegetarian intakes appear to have interaction effects on developing oral cancer.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Alcohol; Tobacco; Oral Cancer; Dietary Habits
Subjects: WA Public Health > WA 108-245 Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Research Vice-Chancellor Department > Social Determinants in Health Promotion Research Center
Depositing User: مركز تحقيقات عوامل اجتماعی درارتقا سلامت خليج فارس
URI: http://eprints.hums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3390

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