Table 6

Anthropometric factors and relative risk of colon cancer in the full cohort, women and men
Anthropometric factor (quartiles) (n) RR all n=337 (n) RR men n=157 (n) RR women n=180
Height 76 1.00 32 1.00 37 1.00
77 1.02(0.74-1.40) 37 1.27(0.79-2.04) 59 1.23(0.81-1.86)
82 1.10(0.80-1.52) 40 1.07(0.67-1.72) 44 1.31(0.84-2.04)
102 1.37(1.00-1.88) 48 1.52(0.96-2.42) 40 1.33(0.83-2.12)
p-trend 0.041 0.137 0.221
Weight 65 1.00 27 1.00 31 1.00
72 1.11(0.79-1.56) 38 1.33(0.81-2.19) 43 1.18(0.74-1.88)
91 1.23(0.89-1.70) 39 1.40(0.86-2.30) 51 1.59(1.01-2.00)
109 1.51(1.10-2.07) 53 1.96(1.22-3.14) 55 1.39(0.89-2.17)
p-trend 0.007 0.005 0.088
Body fat percentage 72 1.00 24 1.00 30 1.00
84 1.09(0.79-1.49) 34 1.10(0.65-1.86) 38 1.14(0.70-1.85)
77 1.00(0.72-1.39) 44 1.05(0.64-1.73) 44 1.15(0.72-1.83)
107 1.04(0.76-1.43) 54 1.64(1.01-2.67) 68 1.19(0.77-1.85)
p-trend 0.880 0.039 0.470
Hip 59 1.00 29 1.00 30 1.00
66 0.92(0.65-1.31) 23 0.74(0.43-1.28) 39 0.89(0.55-1.43)
99 1.31(0.94-1.82) 49 1.51(0.95-2.40) 54 1.15(0.73-1.82)
113 1.23(0.89-1.70) 56 1.42(0.90-2.24) 68 1.00(0.63-1.57)
p-trend 0.049 0.019 0.725
Waist 60 1.00 27 1.00 31 1.00
76 1.12(0.79-1.58) 22 0.72(0.41-1.27) 38 0.83(0.51-1.35)
71 0.92(0.65-1.31) 51 1.57(0.98-2.50) 58 1.15(0.74-1.79)
130 1.63(1.18-2.24) 57 1.84(1.16-2.92) 53 0.98(0.62-1.55)
p-trend 0.003 <0.001 0.671
Bmi 56 1.00 33 1.00 30 1.00
65 1.13(0.79-1.63) 29 0.85(0.51-1.40) 40 1.13(0.70-1.82)
106 1.39(1.00-1.93) 40 1.10(0.69-1.76) 57 1.52(0.97-2.37)
110 1.61(1.16-2.24) 55 1.78(1.14-2.74) 53 1.33(084-2.10)
p-trend 0.001 0.004 0.134
Whr 73 1.00 32 1.00 48 1.00
77 1.05(0.76-1.45) 24 1.06(0.63-1.81) 33 0.85(0.54-1.32)
75 0.96(0.69-1.33) 52 1.84(1.18-2.87) 51 1.10(0.71-1.58)
112 1.61(1.18-2.20) 49 2.01(1.28-3.16) 48 1.9(0.72-1.64)
p-trend 0.005 <0.001 0.509

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

Brändstedt et al.

Br√§ndstedt et al. Biology of Sex Differences 2012 3:23   doi:10.1186/2042-6410-3-23

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