Table 3

Odds ratio of colon adenoma according to abdominal obesity.

waist circumference(kg/m2)


normal

(n = 145)

abdominal obesity

(n = 385)


Male

Model 1 (95% CI)*

1.00 (referent)

2.74 (1.66~4.51)

Model 2 (95% CI)

1.00 (referent)

2.77 (1.54~5.00)

Female

Model 1 (95% CI)*

1.00 (referent)

2.58 (1.08~6.12)

Model 2 (95% CI)

1.00 (referent)

2.65 (1.02~6.90)


* Model 1, adjusted for age, smoking, daily total calorie intake, daily fat intake and alcohol intake;

‡ Model 2, additionally adjusted for BMI;

Abdominal obesity, a waist circumference ≥ 90 cm for men and ≥ 85 cm for women according to Korean cutoff value;

P value, obtained by binary logistic regression analysis

Kim et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2009 9:4   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-9-4

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