Table 3

Relative risk of AML and CLL among Iowa women according to level of intake of various food groups, adjusted for age, energy intake, blood transfusion status, education, BMI, and smoking status

Food groupAML = 48 casesCLL = 58 cases
(RR 2nd tertile)95% CI(RR 3rd tertile)95% CI(P trend)(RR 2nd tertile)95% CI(RR 3rd tertile)95% CI(P trend)
Protein1.300.58–2.941.450.51–4.130.491.010.49–2.090.930.34–2.550.90
Carbohydrates1.040.53–2.030.720.34–1.530.410.620.32–1.180.560.28–1.090.08
Fat1.020.48–2.171.430.70–2.910.301.680.84–3.381.530.75–3.130.26
All meats1.770.83–3.740.980.38–2.500.950.890.46–1.730.740.33–1.690.48
Red meat1.420.65–3.131.470.66–3.340.381.190.59–2.391.180.56–2.500.67
Processed meat0.670.32–1.400.730.36–1.490.390.600.30–1.230.810.42–1.560.49
Fish/seafood0.620.31–1.250.730.36–1.500.401.060.53–2.111.250.62–2.540.52
Chicken w/ skin0.930.44–2.111.050.54–2.030.890.960.44–2.081.430.77–2.650.25
Chicken w/o skin0.350.29–1.540.770.41–1.450.430.540.24–1.200.680.38–1.240.22
Skim milk0.310.36–1.390.880.45–1.970.791.280.68–2.401.080.50–2.320.78
Whole milk0.850.43–1.690.640.860.45–1.650.65
All dairy products0.790.36–1.731.320.62–2.790.420.810.40–1.641.090.54–2.210.80
All fruits0.920.45–1.880.880.41–1.850.730.950.49–1.820.720.35–1.490.39
All vegetables0.580.28–1.180.540.25–1.160.100.740.37–1.470.860.42–1.760.66
Cruciferous1.130.58–2.160.610.28–1.330.231.570.77–3.231.730.84–3.570.15
Carotene-rich1.020.51–2.050.780.36–1.690.520.860.44–1.701.000.49–2.020.99
Whole grains0.420.19–0.920.660.34–1.310.211.380.71–2.671.060.52–2.150.88