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Table 27 Current cigar smoking and other causes of death

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

Study Cohort name Cause of death Cigar smoker deaths Effect estimate 95% CI Measure Primary/secondary* Adjustment ICD codes
Current Cigar
Kahn1966 Dorn study Atherosclerosis 39 0.97 (0.69, 1.33) SMR   Age ICD7: 450
Kahn1966 Dorn study Kidney cancer 6 0.77 (0.28, 1.69) SMR   Age ICD7: 180
Current Cigar and/or Pipe
Chow1993 Dorn study Nasopharyngeal carcinoma 2 1 (0.20, 5.20) IRR Primary Age and calendar year ICD7: 146
Heineman1995 Dorn study Colon cancer 576 1.3 (1.10, 1.40) IRR Primary Age, calendar time, year of questionnaire response, SES, sedentary job ICD7: 153.0-153.3
Heineman1995 Dorn study Rectal cancer 169 1.4 (1.20, 1.80) IRR Primary Age, calendar time, year of questionnaire response, SES, sedentary job ICD7: 154
  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.