Example sentences for: pack-years

How can you use “pack-years” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Cigarette smoking has not been consistently associated with breast cancer risk [ 12 ] . The elevated OR observed in this study for the highest quartile of pack-years smoked might be due to differential participation by controls with a lower pack-year history or differential reporting of smoking history by cases and controls.

  • This association was also significant for women aged 50 and over, but there was no trend with increasing pack-years smoked below the highest quartile (Table 2).

  • Previously, we found that weight, eosinophil count, education, smoking status and cumulative tobacco smoke exposure in pack-years of smoking predict FEV 1 % with the largest variance explained and therefore, we included these variables in the baseline model [ 11 ] . Because eosinophil count was not significantly correlated with FVC% only total pack years of smoking, smoking status, education and weight were included in the baseline model predicting FVC%.

  • Quantification of smoking status was based on the calculation of pack-years adjusted for nicotine containment equal to 0.8-mgr per cigarette.

  • For the multivariate statistical analyses cigarette smoking was quantified in pack-years (cigarette packs per day X years of smoking), adjusted for a nicotine content of 0.8 mg / cigarette.


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