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Text Description for Selected Risk Factors for Smell Impairment
|Exposure*||Odds Ratio (OR)||95% Confidence Interval (CI)|
|Nasal congestion or upper respiratory tract infection||1.60||1.28–2.01|
|Current smoking vs. never||1.93||1.33–2.81|
|Past smoking vs. never||1.05||0.83–1.33|
|Age, per 5-year increment||1.82||1.70–1.94|
* Each exposure variable or risk factor is adjusted for all other variables in the table.
- 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.
Last Updated Date:
June 7, 2010