Table 6

ORs and 95% CIs for dietary intake of carotenoids, other vitamins, and antioxidants in 65 cases and 132 controls

Nutrients (quartile)ORa95% CIORb95% CI
Vitamin A
 01.001.00
 10.640.21–1.920.590.18–1.91
 20.670.22–2.060.660.19–2.29
 30.690.24–2.010.580.17–1.98
 Trend-testP = 0.5554P = 0.4524
Carotene
 01.001.00
 10.270.07–0.980.200.05–0.81
 20.780.29–2.130.660.22–1.99
 30.480.15–1.460.350.10–1.27
 Trend-testP = 0.4364P = 0.3356
β-Carotene
 01.001.00
 10.340.09–1.220.280.07–1.12
 20.680.25–1.880.600.20–1.81
 30.560.19–1.650.440.13–1.52
 Trend-testP = 0.4458P = 0.3519
α-Carotene
 01.001.00
 11.060.35–3.210.870.26–2.90
 20.900.30–2.650.730.23–2.33
 30.590.19–1.810.470.14–1.66
 Trend-testP = 0.3329P = 0.2273
Lycopene
 01.001.00
 11.070.37–3.161.140.36–3.62
 20.780.25–2.450.910.27–3.11
 30.630.23–1.760.690.23–2.08
 Trend-testP = 0.3197P = 0.4689
Lutein
 01.001.00
 10.570.18–1.840.540.16–1.83
 20.670.23–1.910.620.20–1.89
 30.750.25–2.220.550.16–1.88
 Trend-testP = 0.6519P = 0.3721
Cryptoxanthin
 01.001.00
 10.730.23–2.280.700.22–2.27
 21.350.48–3.831.210.41–3.59
 31.110.35–3.500.920.26–3.20
 Trend-testP = 0.5832P = 0.8116
Retinol
 01.001.00
 10.830.28–2.480.970.29–3.30
 21.830.66–5.073.551.05–12.0
 31.070.33–3.471.240.30–5.18
 Trend-testP = 0.4778P = 0.2217
Vitamin B1
 01.001.00
 11.000.33–3.061.090.33–3.54
 21.230.44–3.480.990.30–3.35
 30.630.20–1.970.500.13–1.98
 Trend-testP = 0.5795P = 0.3496
Vitamin B2
 01.001.00
 11.910.66–5.572.280.68–7.63
 21.410.48–4.161.440.40–5.22
 30.750.24–2.280.710.17–2.95
 Trend-testP = 0.6052P = 0.4986
Vitamin B6
 01.001.00
 11.230.41–3.701.530.45–5.27
 21.440.50–4.151.450.41–5.08
 30.930.32–2.751.030.25–4.19
 Trend-testP = 0.9941P = 0.9916
Vitamin C
 01.001.00
 10.520.15–1.840.530.15–1.89
 21.470.55–3.991.170.40–3.41
 30.960.31–2.980.880.25–3.02
 Trend-testP = 0.6122P = 0.8918
Vitamin E
 01.001.00
 10.760.26–2.250.680.20–2.26
 22.260.75–6.781.880.54–6.56
 30.500.15–1.600.380.09–1.68
 Trend-testP = 0.7174P = 0.5858
Folate
 01.001.00
 13.290.97–11.23.721.05–13.2
 22.850.82–10.03.320.83–13.4
 32.280.65–8.022.660.61–11.5
 Trend-testP = 0.7112P = 0.3723
Fiber
 01.001.00
 12.450.73–8.202.600.72–9.38
 20.780.24–2.580.680.19–2.45
 31.720.58–5.051.810.55–5.96
 Trend-testP = 0.6749P = 0.6517
Niacin
 01.001.00
 12.570.85–7.833.380.89–12.6
 23.020.95–9.633.840.99–14.8
 31.020.33–3.201.320.30–5.83
 Trend-testP = 0.9509P = 0.8990
  • a Adjusted for age.

  • b Adjusted for age, race, education, alcohol drinking, pack-years of smoking, family history of prostate cancer, and total dietary caloric intake.