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Table 1 Trichomonas vaginalis and association with prostate cancer risk

From: A prospective study of Trichomonas vaginalis and prostate cancer risk among African American men

T. vaginalis Cases Controls OR 95 % CI
n 296 585   
Mean (SD) 0.26 (0.11) 0.26 (0.11)   
Serostatus
 Negative 227 (76.7 %) 461 (78.8 %) 1.0 Ref
 Positive 69 (23.3 %) 124 (21.2 %) 1.11 0.77–1.61
Score
  0 60 (20.3 %) 132 (22.6 %) 1.0 Ref
  1 95 (32.1 %) 168 (28.7 %) 1.18 0.77, 1.82
  2 72 (24.3 %) 161 (27.5 %) 0.94 0.58–1.53
  3 50 (16.9 %) 84 (14.4 %) 1.25 0.74–2.11
  4+ 19 (6.4 %) 40 (6.8 %) 0.98 0.48–1.97
African Americans Onlya
n 253 497   
Mean (SD) 0.26 (0.11) 0.26 (0.11)   
Serostatus
 Neg 191 (75.5 %) 386 (77.7 %) 1.0 Ref
 Pos 62 (24.5 %) 111 (22.3 %) 1.12 0.76–1.66
Score
 0 50 (19.8 %) 104 (20.9 %) 1.0 Ref
 1 80 (31.6 %) 145 (29.2 %) 1.10 0.69–1.76
 2 61 (24.1 %) 137 (27.6 %) 0.87 0.51–1.47
 3 44 (17.4 %) 74 (14.9 %) 1.18 0.67–2.08
 4+ 18 (7.1 %) 37 (7.4 %) 0.95 0.45–1.97
  1. Adjusted for age at diagnosis, race, income
  2. aAdjusted for age at diagnosis and income*