Text Description for Selected Risk Factors for Smell Impairment
||Odds Ratio (OR)
||95% Confidence Interval (CI)
|Nasal congestion or upper respiratory tract infection
|Current smoking vs. never
|Past smoking vs. never
|Age, per 5-year increment
* Each exposure variable or risk factor is adjusted for all other variables in the table.
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- Murphy C, Schubert CR, Cruickshanks KJ, Klein BEK, Klein R, Nondahl DM. Prevalence of olfactory impairment in older adults. JAMA 2002; 288(18): 2307–2312.