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Description: Figure 35 shows the odds ratios for the five case-control and two cohort studies of ischemic stroke incidence as a function of OC use. The random-effects estimated odds ratio is 1.90 (95% CI, 1.24 to 2.91).

Figure 35Forest plot for ischemic stroke

CI = confidence interval; OC = oral contraceptive

From: 4, Oral Contraceptives and Vascular Events

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Oral Contraceptive Use for the Primary Prevention of Ovarian Cancer.
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