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Table 7 Risk of lung cancer by percentage of mentholated cigarettes smoked - Los Angeles County case-control study [69]

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

    Percentage of mentholated smoking
Gender/Race No of cases   0   1-19   20-74   75-100   Anya
   Adjusted RR   RR (CI)   RR (CI)   RR (CI)   RR (CI)
Both/Bothb 337 No 1.00   0.87 (0.59-1.29)   0.84 (0.55-1.29)   1.09 (0.73-1.63)   0.93 (0.70-1.23)
   Age, racec and gender 1.00   0.94 (0.64-1.39)   0.73 (0.48-1.12)   0.94 (0.63-1.41)   0.87 (0.66-1.15)
   Age, race, gender and othersd 1.00   1.11 (0.71-1.72)   0.90 (0.55-1.45)   1.02 (0.65-1.63)   1.01 (0.74-1.40)
  1. a RRs and CIs for any use estimated as described in additional file 1: Methods for deriving RR estimates.
  2. b Caucasian and African/American people.
  3. c The width of the estimated CI is taken to be the same as the width of the unadjusted estimates, so may be slightly too narrow.
  4. d The other adjustment factors were total pack-years and years since quitting.