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Table 3 Independent and interactive effects of hot black tea consumption and citrus peel use on the risk of skin SCC

From: Joint effects of citrus peel use and black tea intake on the risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the skin

      OR  
Intake      (95% confidence Interval)  
Citrus Hot Cases Controls   Adjusted for Adjusted for age, gender
peel black tea No. No Crude age & gender & SCC risk
factors       
no no 60 49 1 1 1
no yes 38 39 0.80 (0.44 – 1.42) 0.75 (0.41 – 1.37) 0.60 (0.30 – 1.23)
yes no 16 27 0.48 (0.23 – 0.99) 0.45 (0.22 – 0.97) 0.30 (0.13 – 0.72)
yes yes 23 38 0.49 (0.26 – 0.94) 0.47 (0.24 – 0.92) 0.22 (0.10 – 0.51)
P for trend    0.013 0.012 0.000