Risk Factors for Cervical Cancer in Northeastern Thailand: Detailed

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DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.7314/APJCP.2012.13.11.5489 Risk Factors for Cervical Cancer in Northeastern Thailand: Sexual and Smoking Behavior

RESEARCH ARTICLE Risk Factors for Cervical Cancer in Northeastern Thailand: Detailed Analyses of Sexual and Smoking Behavior Sitakan Natphopsuk1, Wannapa Settheetham-Ishida1*, Supat Sinawat1, Chamsai Pientong2, Pissamai Yuenyao3, Takafumi Ishida4 Abstract Cervical cancer is a serious public health problem in Thailand. We investigated possible risk factors for cervical cancer including HPV infection, p53 polymorphism, smoking and reproductive history among women in Northeast Thailand using a case control study with 177 cases and age-matched controls. Among the HPV carriers, a significantly increased risk for cervical cancer with an OR of 36.97 (p

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