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TABLE 12–4 Summary of Epidemiologic Studies of Risk Based on Exposure Assessed by Spouse Smoking Habits, When Available, or Smoking by the Household Cohabitants

Study No.

Study Authors

Location

Sex

Lung Cancers in “Exposed” Group

O–E

Var. of (O–E)

Riska

95% Confidence Limits

 

Obs.

Exp.

Case-Control Studies

1

Chan and Fung, 1982

Hong Kong

F

34

37.7

−3.7

13.01

0.75

0.44

1.30

2

Trichopoulos et al., 1983

Greece

F

38

29.3

8.7

11.70

2.13

1.18

3.78

3

Correa et al., 1983

U.S.A.

F

M

14

2

10.6

1.2

3.4

0.8

4.75

0.98

2.03

2.29

0.83

0.31

5.03

16.50

4

Kabat and Wynder, 1984

U.S.A.

F

M

13

5

13.7

5.0

−0.7

0.0

3.06

1.52

0.79

1.00

0.26

0.20

2.43

4.90

5

Buffler et al., 1984

U.S.A.

F

M

33

5

34.1

6.6

−1.1

−1.6

4.78

2.37

0.80

0.50

0.32

0.14

1.99

1.79

6

Garfinkel et al., 1985

U.S.A.

F

92

89.5

2.5

22.33

1.12

0.74

1.69

7

Pershagen et al., in press

Sweden

F

33

29.6

3.4

13.88

1.28

0.75

2.16



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