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Table 5 Parameter estimation for SES and dietary patterns

From: The spatial distribution of esophageal and gastric cancer in Caspian region of Iran: An ecological analysis of diet and socio-economic influences

    Esophageal cancer    Gastric cancer  
  Factor RR 95% CI P-value RR 95% CI P-value
    lower upper    lower upper  
Female Unrestricted food choice* 0.91 0.84 0.99 0.04 0.89 0.67 1.18 0.42
  Restricted food choice* 1.27 1.13 1.44 <0.001 1.08 0.87 1.34 0.49
  Income 0.78 0.68 0.90 <0.001 0.66 0.56 0.77 <0.001
  Urbanisation 0.71 0.62 0.81 <0.001 0.86 0.76 0.97 0.02
  Literacy 0.94 0.84 1.06 0.25 0.98 0.86 1.11 0.83
Male Unrestricted food choice* 0.75 0.68 0.82 <0.001 0.91 0.64 1.31 0.31
  Restricted food choice* 1.15 1.05 1.26 0.004 1.09 0.91 1.31 0.33
  Income 0.85 0.78 0.93 0.009 0.75 0.65 0.87 <0.01
  Urbanisation 0.76 0.69 0.83 <0.001 0.90 0.75 0. 91 0.02
  Literacy 0.94 0.79 1.13 0.84 0.95 0.78 1.16 0.30
Both sexes Unrestricted food choice* 0.81 0.75 0.88 <0.001 0.92 0.84 1.00 0.05
  Restricted food choice* 1.36 1.24 1.49 <0.001 1.08 0.97 1.20 0.09
  Income 0.86 0.80 0.93 <0.001 0.92 0.83 1.03 0.06
  Urbanisation 0.83 0.77 0.89 <0.001 0.73 0.68 0.84 <0.001
  Literacy 0.96 0.89 1.04 0.32 0.88 0.76 1.01 0.08
  1. * Proportion of individuals in each ward with factor scores in the highest tertile