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Study Population

Hospitalized patients from many cities in the US and candy from case control surveillance system

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Study Design

Case Control

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Exposure assessment

Patient interview (asked for medical history, lifetime history of drug use

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Outcome assessment

From hospital records

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Sample size

18881 cases and 1523 controls

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Cases

Women aged 40-69 with no Dx or Hx of cancer

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Controls

Women aged 40-69, with no Dx or Hx of cancer, admitted for conditions without CVD

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Association

No

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Potential Biases

Recall and selection, but they did not have an impact