Table 4

Odds ratio of colon adenoma according to BMI.

Body mass index(kg/m2)


normal

(n = 184)

overweight

(n = 151)

obese

(n = 195)


Male

Model 1 (95% CI)*

1.0(referent)

1.13(0.61~2.08)

1.76(1.00~3.11)

Model 2 (95% CI)

1.0(referent)

0.93(0.49~1.75)

0.97(0.50~1.91)

Female

Model 1 (95% CI)*

1.0(referent)

0.89(0.34~2.34)

1.40(0.57~3.40)

Model 2 (95% CI)

1.0(referent)

0.76(0.28~2.06)

0.93(0.34~2.55)


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

alcohol intake;

‡ Model 2, additionally adjusted for waist circumference;

BMI categorized according to WHO Asia-pacific classification,

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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