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Table 5 Relative odds ratio of colonic adenomas in 982 study subjects

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

  Unadjusted Adjusted*
  OR [95% CI] p Value OR [95% CI] p Value
Age (yr)
 45–54, n = 359 1.0 [reference] -- [reference] --
 55–64, n = 451 1.7 [1.1-2.5] 0.014 1.6 [1.1-2.5] 0.026
 65–74, n = 156 2.8 [1.7-4.6] 0.001 3.1 [1.8-5.3] 0.001
 75 and older, n = 16 8.2 [2.9-23.0] 0.001 9.2 [3.1-27.4] 0.001
Gender
 Female, n = 572 1.0 [reference] -- [reference] --
 Male, n = 410 1.4 [0.97-1.93] 0.069 1.7 [1.2-2.4] 0.006
Ethnicity
 White, n = 69 1.0 [reference] -- 1.0 [reference] --
 Black, n = 149 2.5 [0.9-6.2] 0.061 3.0 [1.1-8.3] 0.03
 Hispanic, n = 558 3.8 [1.4-10.2] 0.008 2.0 [0.7-5.3] 0.15
 Asian, n = 202 2.4 [0.88-6.3] 0.088 2.1 [0.8-5.8] 0.15
BMI
 <25, n = 351 1.0 [reference] -- 1.0 [reference] --
 >25, n = 631 2.0 [0.3-12.3] 0.46 1.1 [0.8-1.7] 0.55
Exercise
 Sedentary, n = 434 1.0 [reference] -- 1.0 [reference] --
 Active, n = 548 0.68 [0.4-0.97] 0.03 0.67 [0.4-0.9] 0.03
  1. *The values were derived from multivariable logistic regression after adjusting for all variables in the model (Age, Gender, Ethnicity, BMI, Exercise).