Table 2—

Frequency of paracetamol and other analgesic use by centre and case–control status

ParacetamolOther analgesics
<1#1–2#≥3#Total<1#1–2#≥3#Total
Ghent125 (91)10 (7)3 (2)138128 (93)8 (6)2 (1)138
Vienna58 (98)1 (2)0 (0)5954 (92)8 (8)0 (0)59
Odense78 (86)7 (8)6 (7)9183 (91)4 (4)4 (4)91
Berlin60 (95)2 (3)1 (2)6359 (94)0 (0)4 (6)63
Palermo94 (100)0 (0)0 (0)9483 (88)11 (12)0 (0)94
Rome49 (100)0 (0)0 (0)4943 (88)2 (4)4 (8)49
Amsterdam63 (78)16 (20)2 (2)8180 (99)1 (1)0 (0)81
Łódź92 (96)2 (2)2 (2)9691 (95)3 (3)2 (2)96
Coimbra87 (86)8 (8)6 (6)10193 (92)4 (4)4 (4)101
Barcelona87 (89)8 (8)3 (3)9895 (97)1 (1)2 (2)98
Stockholm50 (91)4 (7)1 (2)5549 (89)4 (7)2 (2)55
London93 (90)7 (7)3 (3)10395 (92)3 (3)5 (5)103
Cases452 (86.8)49 (9.4)20 (3.8)521473 (90.8)28 (5.4)20 (3.8)521
Controls484 (95.5)16 (3.1)7 (1.4)507480 (94.7)18 (3.6)9 (1.8)507
Total936 (91.1)65 (6.3)27 (2.6)1028953 (92.7)46 (4.5)29 (2.8)1028
  • Data are presented as n (%) or n. #: days·week−1.