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Table 1 Description of the study population used to obtain the risks and prevalences for the attribution model.

From: Attributable mortality to radon exposure in Galicia, Spain. Is it necessary to act in the face of this health problem?

  Casesa Controlsa
SEX
Males (%) 151 (92.6) 219 (92.9)
AGE (years)
Median (SD) 65.7 (10.5) 57.7 (12.5)
EXPOSURE TO RADONb
Geometric mean (GSD) 75.4 (2.4) 66.4 (3.0)
Median (pct 25, 75) 66.6 (40.7, 144.5) 51.8 (29.6, 118.4)
Number of homes (individuals) with concentrations above 37 Bq/m3 (%) 125 (78.6) 155 (65.4)
Number of homes (individuals) with concentrations above 148 Bq/m3 (%) 42 (26.4) 46 (19.4)
TOBACCO CONSUMPTION
Never smokers (%) 14 (8.6) 98 (40.7)
Ex-smokers (%) 75 (46.0) 57 (23.7)
Current smokers (%) 74 (45.4) 86 (35.7)
Meanc (SD) 24.2 (16.9) 7.1 (9.9)
Medianc (pct 25,75) 21.9 (14.6, 35.3) 7.1 (0.0, 10.9)
PRESENCE OF RADON MONITORING DEVICE
Days (mean, SD) 155.3 (31.1) 150.9 (55.3)
  1. aThe total number of cases and controls was 404 individuals
  2. bAll radon measurements were adjusted by seasonality
  3. cCalculated for current smokers. Thousands of packets smoked over a lifetime.