Table 2

Anthropometric factors and relative risk of colorectal cancer in all cases, women and men
Anthropometric factor (quartiles) (n)  RR all n = 584 (n)  RR men n = 280 (n)  RR women n = 304
Height 127 1.00 60 1.00 58 1.00
130 0.99(0.77-1.27) 70 1.28(0.91-1.82) 99 1.24(0.89-1.71)
154 1.17(0.92-1.49) 75 1.08(0.77-1.52) 77 1.33(0.95-1.88)
173 1.28(1.00-1.63) 75 1.28(0.90-1.82) 68 1.29(0.89-1.85)
p-trend 0.021 0.327 0.160
Weight 108 1.00 52 1.00 45 1.00
130 1.23(0.95-1.59) 67 1.22(0.85-1.76) 83 1.58(1.10-2.27)
150 1.21(0.94-1.56) 67 1.25(0.87-1.80) 83 1.83(1.27-2.65)
196 1.61(1.26-2.05) 94 1.78(1.26-2.52) 92 1.68(1.17-2.41)
p-trend <0.001 0.001 0.007
Bodyfatpercentage 131 1.00 41 1.00 51 1.00
145 1.07(0.84-1.36) 58 1.10(0.74-1.64) 58 1.09(0.74-1.59)
122 0.90(0.70-1.16) 91 1.25(0.87-1.82) 81 1.33(0.93-1.90)
186 1.06(0.84-1.34) 88 1.54(1.06-2.23) 113 1.30(0.92-1.82)
p-trend 0.858 0.012 0.086
Hip 96 1.00 47 1.00 45 1.00
118 1.03(0.79-1.36) 54 1.08(0.73-1.60) 70 1.11(0.76-1.62)
170 1.43(1.11-1.84) 86 1.65(1.15-2.36) 82 1.27(0.88-1.84)
200 1.41(1.10-1.81) 93 1.48(1.03-2.11) 106 1.39(0.97-1.99)
P-trend 0.001 0.007 0.042
Waist 94 1.00 52 1.00 44 1.00
140 1.31(1.01-1.71) 44 0.75(0.50-1.12) 71 1.15(0.79-1.69)
125 1.03(0.78-1.35) 84 1.32(0.93-1.88) 99 1.46(1.02-2.08)
225 1.76(1.37-2.27) 100 1.65(1.17-2.31) 89 1.29(0.89-1.86)
P- trend <0.001 <0.001 0.114
BMI 99 1.00 64 1.00 48 1.00
124 1.25(0.96-1.63) 49 0.73(0.50-1.06) 82 1.53(1.07-2.19)
162 1.22(0.94-1.57) 67 0.94(0.67-1.33) 81 1.43(1.00-2.05)
199 1.69(1.32-2.17) 100 1.61(1.17-2.22) 92 1.61(1.12-2.30)
P-trend <0.001 0.001 0.027
WHR 124 1.00 66 1.00 77 1.00
127 1.02(0.79-1.30) 47 0.99(0.68-1.44) 65 1.02(0.73-1.42)
145 1.06(0.83-1.36) 81 1.36(0.98-1.88) 81 1.04(0.76-1.43)
187 1.49(1.17-1.89) 86 1.64(1.19-2.28) 80 1.14(0.83-1.57)
P-trend 0.001 0.001 0.413

Adjusted for age at baseline, level of education, smoking habits, alcohol consumption.

Brändstedt et al.

Brändstedt et al. Biology of Sex Differences 2012 3:23   doi:10.1186/2042-6410-3-23

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