Table 5—

Serological results of patients with electrosyneresis# according to exposure and tobacco consumption

Positive serologyNegative serologyp-valuep-value
Patients n2687
Exposure
 Yes21 (80.8)22 (25.6)<0.00010.032
 No5 (19.2)64 (74.4)
Tobacco
 Smoker3 (11.5)40 (47.0)0.0010.08
 Nonsmoker23 (88.5 )45 (53.0)
  • Data are presented as n (%), unless otherwise indicated. #: Full model with discrete variables (see table 3), with cut-off associated with a prevalence rate of 35% (table 4); : Cochran–Mantel–Haenszel adjusted to Chi-squared (adjusted by disease group).