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Table 2 Odds Ratio and 95% confidence interval of invasive breast cancer by age bands and dioxin exposure categories

From: Dioxin emissions from a municipal solid waste incinerator and risk of invasive breast cancer: a population-based case-control study with GIS-derived exposure

Dioxin exposure Cases Controls OR* (95% CI)
Women aged 20–59 years
Very low 41 225 1.0
Low 81 414 1.06 (0.72–1.56)
Intermediate 64 279 1.25 (0.82–1.89)
High 11 67 0.88 (0.43–1.79)
Women aged 60 years and over
Very low 50 228 1.0
Low 111 558 0.90 (0.63–1.29)
Intermediate 72 339 0.96 (0.66–1.41)
High 4 60 0.31 (0.08–0.89)
  1. * odds ratio
  2. confidence interval