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Table 7 Logistic odds ratios by demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of adult women, with smoking controls

From: Cancer and the healthy immigrant effect: a statistical analysis of cancer diagnosis using a linked Census-cancer registry administrative database

  Any cancer   Breast   Colorectal   Lung  
  OR p-value OR p-value OR p-value OR p-value
Immigrant 1.202 0.170 1.190 0.469 0.673 0.322 2.389 0.067
Period of Arrival
 Arrived 1980–91 0.749 0.010 0.702 0.093 1.082 0.795 0.452 0.020
 Arrived 1970–79 0.738 0.011 0.698 0.103 1.097 0.781 0.397 0.016
 Arrived 1960–69 0.746 0.005 0.686 0.059 1.016 0.955 0.480 0.018
 Arrived 1950–59 0.786 0.009 0.671 0.022 0.990 0.967 0.719 0.224
 Arrived 1940–49 0.880 0.117 0.712 0.030 1.037 0.864 0.919 0.722
 Arrived 1930–39 0.784 0.001 0.826 0.168 0.438 0.000 0.919 0.662
 Arrived pre 1930 1.000   1.000   1.000   1.000  
Years in Canada (YSM) 1.006 0.118 1.014 0.052 1.011 0.385 0.985 0.296
YSM2 1.000 0.085 1.000 0.035 1.000 0.613 1.000 0.391
Region of Birth
 US 1.000   1.000   1.000   1.000  
 UK/Ireland 0.984 0.618 0.973 0.625 0.990 0.916 1.008 0.938
 Other Europe 0.879 0.000 0.844 0.003 0.883 0.206 0.524 0.000
 Western Asia/Mideast 1.015 0.854 1.171 0.224 0.483 0.016 0.527 0.123
 South Asia 0.715 0.000 0.706 0.002 0.363 0.000 0.312 0.001
 Other Asian nations 0.878 0.012 0.788 0.009 0.656 0.008 1.031 0.876
 Africa 0.991 0.894 1.083 0.483 0.434 0.002 0.701 0.267
 Americas 0.848 0.003 0.787 0.012 0.576 0.001 0.467 0.001
10% increase in probability of never starting to smoke 0.945 0.000 0.976 0.162 1.039 0.169 0.854 0.000
  1. Note: As for Table 3. Regressions also include controls for ethnicity of Canadian-born