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Table 3 Analysis of Exercise and Polyp Prevalence with Ethnicity Subsets

From: Physical activity reduces risk for colon polyps in a multiethnic colorectal cancer screening population

Colonoscopy Finding Sedentary Active P value
N = 434 N = 548
Any polyp
Ethnicity
 Hispanic, n (%) 76 (17.5) 77 (14.1) 0.059
 Black, n (%) 23 (5.3) 23 (4.2) 0.165
 Asian, n (%) 35 (8.1) 22 (4.0) 0.188
 White, n (%) 4 (0.9) 6 (1.1) 0.772
Any adenoma
Ethnicity
 Hispanic, n (%) 48 (11.1) 34 (6.2) 0.002
 Black, n (%) 14 (3.2) 17 (3.1) 0.618
 Asian, n (%) 14 (3.2) 16 (2.9) 0.323
 White, n (%) 2 (0.5) 3 (0.5) 0.942
Advanced adenoma
Ethnicity
 Hispanic, n (%) 13 (3.0) 12 (2.2) 0.295
 Black, n (%) 8 (1.8) 2 (0.4) 0.010
 Asian, n (%) 0 2 (0.4) 0.116
 White, n (%) 2 (0.5) 1 (0.2) 0.366
  1. Note. Categorical variables were analyzed with Chi-Square test or the Fisher exact test (for sample sizes of n < 5 responses).