Table 2.

Anthropometric factors and NHL incidence by ethnic group

VariableMen
Women
CaucasianAfrican AmericanNative HawaiianJapaneseLatinoCaucasianAfrican AmericanNative HawaiianJapaneseLatino
BMI at cohort entry (kg/m2)26.0 ± 4.026.7 ± 4.428.6 ± 5.424.7 ± 3.326.9 ± 4.025.2 ± 5.528.6 ± 6.228.2 ± 6.623.1 ± 3.927.4 ± 5.4
BMI at age 21 (kg/m2)22.4 ± 3.022.4 ± 3.123.5 ± 4.021.7 ± 2.722.2 ± 3.620.6 ± 3.020.9 ± 3.721.8 ± 4.020.2 ± 2.621.4 ± 3.8
Height (inches)70.0 ± 2.970.0 ± 3.069.1 ± 2.866.1 ± 2.567.6 ± 2.964.3 ± 2.764.5 ± 2.863.8 ± 2.661.2 ± 2.262.5 ± 2.7
Weight at cohort entry (pounds)184.7 ± 31.9189.7 ± 34.4198.5 ± 42.1156.7 ± 24.6178.0 ± 29.5151.2 ± 33.8172.1 ± 38.4166.4 ± 41.3125.4 ± 22.3154.7 ± 31.1
Weight at age 21 (pounds)159.2 ± 24.8159.1 ± 24.8163.1 ± 31.0137.5 ± 19.8146.8 ± 25.8123.7 ± 19.4126.1 ± 23.0128.6 ± 25.6109.3 ± 15.1120.5 ± 21.2
Annual weight change (pounds)0.7 ± 0.80.7 ± 0.81.0 ± 1.10.5 ± 0.60.8 ± 0.80.7 ± 0.91.1 ± 1.01.1 ± 1.10.4 ± 0.50.8 ± 0.9
NHL incidence*21.019.016.214.118.114.312.710.69.111.2
DLBCL (%)23.325.822.242.141.329.124.039.134.151.8
Follicular lymphoma (%)9.86.114.813.511.927.316.04.423.517.7
T cell (%)6.012.111.18.73.74.612.08.73.51.2
Small lymphocytic lymphoma/CLL (%)39.931.818.59.519.323.426.730.48.24.7
  • NOTE: Mean ± SD unless otherwise noted.

  • * Per 100,000 persons; age adjusted to the 2,000 U.S. population truncated to ≥40 y.