Table 4

Partial Spearman correlation coefficients (adjusted for age) between body size and body composition in controls, and Gleason 6, Gleason 7, and Gleason 8-10 prostate cancer cases

WC

WHR

FM

FFM

%BF


BMI

Control

0.88

0.50

0.90

0.60

0.83

Gleason 6

0.88

0.56

0.89

0.55

0.82

Gleason 7

0.91

0.58

0.91

0.71

0.80

Gleason 8-10

0.82

0.42

0.80

0.53

0.77

WC

Control

0.72

0.89

0.62

0.80

Gleason 6

0.75

0.88

0.57

0.80

Gleason 7

0.75

0.89

0.69

0.79

Gleason 8-10

0.66

0.83

0.62

0.79

WHR

Control

0.51

0.27

0.51

Gleason 6

0.57

0.21

0.57

Gleason 7

0.57

0.32

0.54

Gleason 8-10

0.41

0.27

0.42

FM

Control

0.57

0.93

Gleason 6

0.50

0.94

Gleason 7

0.62

0.92

Gleason 8-10

0.49

0.88

FFM

Control

0.30

Gleason 6

0.26

Gleason 7

0.37

Gleason 8-10

0.30


All p < 0.001

Fowke et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:23   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-23

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