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Table 12 Risk of lung cancer in current smokers according to preference for mentholated cigarettes - Second American Health Foundation multicentre case-control study [83]

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

Gender Race No. of cases Adjusted RR (CI)
Male White people 799 Nonea 0.79 (0.61-1.01)
    Othersb 0.83 (0.63-1.09)
  Black people 164 Nonea 0.72 (0.46-1.11)
    Othersb 1.34 (0.79-2.29)
  Combined 963 Nonea 0.80 (0.65-0.99)
    Racea 0.77 (0.62-0.96)
    Race, othersa,b 0.92 (0.72-1.17)
Female White people 701 Nonea 0.50 (0.37-0.68)
    Othersb 0.61 (0.44-1.06)
  Black people 102 Nonea 0.66 (0.38-1.16)
    Othersb 0.79 (0.41-1.54)
  Combined 803 Nonea 0.52 (0.40-0.67)
    Racea 0.53 (0.41-0.70)
    Race, othersa,b 0.66 (0.46-0.95)
Combined White people 1500 Nonea 0.66 (0.54-0.80)
    Gendera 0.65 (0.54-0.79)
    Othersa,b 0.76 (0.60-0.96)
  Black people 266 Nonea 0.70 (0.49-0.98)
    Gendera 0.70 (0.49-0.98)
    Othersa,b 1.09 (0.72-1.65)
  Combined 1766 Nonea 0.68 (0.57-0.80)
    Gender, racea 0.66 (0.56-0.79)
    Gender, race, othersa,b 0.83 (0.68-1.02)
  1. a RRs and CIs were derived as described in additional file 1: Methods for deriving RR estimates.
  2. b The other adjustment factors were age, education, body mass index and pack-years.