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Table 23 Current cigar smoking and aortic aneurysm

From: Systematic review of cigar smoking and all cause and smoking related mortality

Study Cohort name Cigar smoker deaths Effect estimate 95% CI Measure Primary/secondary* Adjustment ICD codes
Current Cigar
Kahn1966 Dorn study 24 2.06 (1.32, 3.07) SMR   Age ICD 7: 450
Carstensen1987 Swedish Census Cohort 4 5.1 (1.33, 13.19) SMR   Age, residence ICD 8: 451
Shanks1998 CPS-I 46 1.76 (1.29, 2.35) IRR Primary Age  
Shanks1998 CPS-I 31 2.82 (1.91, 4.00) IRR Secondary Age  
Current Cigar and/or Pipe
Strachan1991 Whitehall study   5.4 (1.90, 15.30) OR   Age ICD 8: 441
  1. *Primary cigar smoking: current, exclusive cigar smoking with no previous history of cigarette or pipe smoking; primary cigar and/or pipe smoking: current, exclusive cigar and/or pipe smoking with no previous history of cigarette smoking; secondary cigar smoking: current, exclusive cigar smoking with previous history of cigarette or pipe smoking; secondary cigar and/or pipe smoking: current, exclusive cigar and/or pipe smoking with previous history of cigarette smoking.