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Table 11 Other estimates for risk of lung cancer for > 15 years of mentholated cigarette smoking - Slone Epidemiology Center case-control study [53]

From: Systematic review of the epidemiological evidence comparing lung cancer risk in smokers of mentholated and unmentholated cigarettes

Analysis Adjusted RR (CI)
In current smokers Age, race, gender and othersa 0.90 (0.62-1.31)
In smokers of filter cigarettes Age, race, gender and othersa 0.95 (0.58-1.58)
In smokers with full information on cigarette type Age, race, gender and othersa 0.70 (0.38-1.29)
Assuming smokers smoked mentholated cigarettes
where brand history unknown
Age, race, gender and othersa 0.95b
Assuming proportion of menthol use same when brand
history not known as when brand history is
known
Age, race, gender and othersa 0.88b
  1. a The other adjustment factors were year at interview, duration of smoking, cigarettes per day, years since quitting and proportion of years smoked filter cigarettes.
  2. b CI were not provided.