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Table 4 Types of cancers in relation to demographic characteristics and pathological features

From: Schistosomiasis and urinary bladder cancer in North Western Tanzania: a retrospective review of 185 patients

  Type of cancer   OR (95% CI) P -value
  Squamous Non squamous    
Age group N (%) N (%)    
 Below 50 years 63 (81.8) 14 (18.1) 1.00   
 Above 50 years 69 (63.8) 39 (36.1) 0.12 0.06–0.28 <0.001
Presence of Schistosoma eggs    
 Yes 75 (90.3) 8 (9.6) 1.00   
 No 27 (26.4) 75 (73.5) 0.03 0.01–0.11 <0.001
Muscle invasion      
 Yes 76 (61.2) 48 (38.7) 1.00   
 No 26 (42.6) 35 (57.3) 0.05 0.23–0.88 0.0167
Tumor differentiation    
 Well differentiated 34 (73.9) 12 (26.0) 1.00   
 Moderately differentiated 37 (57.8) 27 (42.1) 0.48 0.21–1.11 <0.001
 Poorly differentiated 31 (41.3) 44 (58.6) 0.24 0.11–0.58