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Table 3 Association of individual variables with patient status.

From: LINE-1 methylation is inherited in familial testicular cancer kindreds

Variables Healthy Males TGCT Cases OR (95% CI)
  No. (%) No. (%)  
Age:      
   0-25 27 (23.68) 11 (7.28) 1.00 (ref)
   26-50 34 (29.82) 108 (71.52) 8.30 (3.62, 19.05)
   51-75 47 (41.23) 31 (20.53) 1.72 (0.72, 4.10)
   76-100 6 (5.26) 1 (0.66) 0.52 (0.05, 4.92)
Alcohol use:     
   Never 25 (30.86) 39 (26.90) 1.00 (ref)
   Former 14 (17.28) 33 (22.76) 1.12 (0.45, 2.77)
   Current 42 (51.85) 73 (50.34) 0.78 (0.38, 1.64)
Smoking status:     
   Never 41 (50.00) 97 (66.44) 1.00 (ref)
   Former 28 (34.15) 38 (26.03) 0.67 (0.33, 1.35)
   Current 13 (15.85) 11 (7.53) 0.42 (0.16, 1.14)
Microlithiasis     
   No 23 (88.46) 32 (59.26) 1.00 (ref)
   Yes 3 (11.54) 22 (40.74) 5.69 (1.41, 23.04)
  1. Odds ratios (95% confidence intervals) adjusted for age and/or microlithiasis status.