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Table 2 Associations between smoking status and longevity (reaching the age of 85) in 821 initially healthy middle-aged men

From: Life style and longevity among initially healthy middle-aged men: prospective cohort study

Daily number of cigarettes n Survived 85 yrs Unadjusted Adjusted
n (%) OR [95% CI] p-value OR [95% CI] p-value
[95% CI]       
0 (reference) 452 168 (37.2%) - - - - - -
[32.8–41.7%]
1–9 156 46 (29.5%) 0.71 [0.48–1.05] 0.084 0.68 [0.45–1.02] 0.060
[27.7–37.0%]
≥10 213 38 (17.8%) 0.37 [0.25-0.55] <0.001 0.39 [0.26-0.58] <0.001
[13.1–23.4%]
  1. Both unadjusted results, and results adjusted for age, BMI, physical fitness, cholesterol and systolic blood pressure, are presented.