Table 7

Anthropometric factors and relative risk of rectal cancer in the full cohort, women and men
Anthropometric factor (quartiles) (n) RR all n=213 (n) RR men n=107 (n) RR women n=106
Height 46 1.00 26 1.00 19 1.00
46 0.93(0.61-1.40) 27 1.13(0.66-1.93) 37 1.36(0.78-2.37)
61 1.22(0.83-1.81) 28 0.93(0.55-1.60) 27 1.31(0.72-2.37)
61 1.16(0.78-1.74) 26 1.03(0.59-1.80) 23 1.18(0.63-2.21)
p-trend 0.273 0.902 0.713
Weight 37 1.00 24 1.00 12 1.00
52 1.45(0.95-2.21) 26 1.04(0.60-1.82) 33 2.36(1.22-4.58)
54 1.27(0.83-1.94) 26 1.06(0.60-1.85) 27 2.34(1.18-4.62)
71 1.68(1.12-2.53) 31 1.26(0.73-2.16) 34 2.46(1.27-4.77)
p-trend 0.029 0.411 0.022
Body fatper centage 51 1.00 15 1.00 15 1.00
55 1.03(0.70-1.50) 19 0.98(0.50-1.94) 18 1.26(0.63-2.51)
38 0.73(0.48-1.12) 44 1.64(0.91-2.95) 33 2.05(1.10-3.80)
70 1.05(0.72-1.53) 28 1.31(0.70-2.47) 40 1.83(1.00-3.37)
p-trend 0.956 0.173 0.026
Hip 33 1.00 17 1.00 13 1.00
43 1.13(0.72-1.78) 26 1.48(0.80-2.73) 26 1.52(0.78-2.97)
61 1.59(103-2.44) 31 1.71(0.94-3.10) 24 1.45(0.74-2.88)
77 1.69(1.12-2.57) 33 1.52(0.84-2.76) 43 2.30(1.22-4.34)
p-trend 0.003 0.180 0.009
Waist 31 1.00 23 1.00 10 1.00
53 1.50(0.96-2.34) 18 0.70(0.38-1.30) 29 2.24(1.09-4.60)
48 1.21(0.76-1.91) 32 1.14(0.67-1.96) 34 2.38(1.17-4.83)
82 1.96(1.27-3.00) 34 1.26(0.74-2.169 33 2.43(1.19-4.98)
p-trend 0.005 0.160 0.032
Bmi 39 1.00 30 1.00 15 1.00
50 1.31(0.86-1.99) 18 0.57(0.32-1.03) 35 2.22(1.21-4.08)
51 0.99(0.65-1.51) 24 0.72(0.42-1.23) 22 1.34(0.69-2.61)
74 1.62(1.09-2.42) 35 1.16(0.70-1.91) 34 2.17(1.17-4.04)
p-trend 0.044 0.407 0.093
Whr 44 1.00 33 1.00 29 1.00
43 0.96(0.63-1.47) 21 0.86(0.50-1.49) 28 1.36(0.79-2.34)
64 1.31(0.89-1.94) 24 0.77(0.45-1.31) 25 1.02(0.58-1.79)
62 1.32(0.88-1.99) 29 1.04(0.62-1.72) 29 1.35(0.79-2.34)
p-trend 0.082 0.952 0.475

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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