Table 3.

NHL risk for anthropometric factors by ethnicity in men

VariableAll men (n = 461)
Caucasian (n = 133)
African American (n = 66)
Japanese (n = 126)
Latino (n = 109)
n*HR (95% CI)n*HR (95% CI)n*HR (95% CI)n*HR (95% CI)n*HR (95% CI)
BMI at cohort entry (kg/m2)
    <22.5680.84 (0.63-1.13)160.68 (0.39-1.21)90.90 (0.41-1.99)310.92 (0.58-1.45)110.99 (0.49-1.99)
    22.5-24.91381.00441.00191.00441.00271.00
    25.0-29.91930.94 (0.75-1.18)580.95 (0.64-1.41)280.77 (0.43-1.38)461.14 (0.75-1.73)460.79 (0.49-1.28)
    ≥30.0580.96 (0.70-1.32)150.81 (0.44-1.49)70.51 (0.21-1.22)51.01 (0.40-2.57)241.39 (0.80-2.43)
    Ptrend0.610.660.180.400.53
BMI at age 21 (kg/m2)
    <18.5371.13 (0.81-1.59)60.61 (0.27-1.40)51.08 (0.43-2.72)141.63 (0.93-2.85)101.26 (0.65-2.45)
    18.5-24.93381.001011.00491.00991.00711.00
    25.0-29.9541.15 (0.86-1.54)191.15 (0.70-1.91)60.74 (0.32-1.74)91.24 (0.62-2.46)141.38 (0.78-2.46)
    ≥30.0111.86 (1.02-3.40)53.38 (1.37-8.36)10.96 (0.13-6.96)11.19 (0.16-8.55)31.85 (0.58-5.89)
    Ptrend0.270.020.550.450.42
Height (inches)
    <61.01421.00151.0051.00801.00351.00
    61.1-63.0980.95 (0.73-1.25)170.66 (0.32-1.35)131.50 (0.53-4.20)300.98 (0.64-1.50)311.16 (0.71-1.89)
    63.1-65.0891.06 (0.79-1.42)421.21 (0.66-2.22)151.33 (0.48-3.67)121.12 (0.61-2.06)160.90 (0.49-1.64)
    >65.01291.39 (1.04-1.85)591.18 (0.65-2.14)301.69 (0.65-4.73)41.18 (0.43-3.24)272.05 (1.23-3.43)
    Ptrend0.020.180.290.740.02
Weight at cohort entry (pounds)
    <152.01181.00151.0081.00731.00191.00
    152.0-170.01080.90 (0.69-1.18)281.03 (0.55-1.92)181.18 (0.51-2.71)300.79 (0.51-1.21)280.98 (0.54-1.77)
    170.1-192.01281.09 (0.83-1.43)521.50 (0.84-2.67)231.10 (0.49-2.48)181.04 (0.61-1.76)270.92 (0.51-1.68)
    >192.01060.97 (0.72-1.31)381.11 (0.61-2.03)170.61 (0.26-1.41)50.83 (0.33-2.09)341.56 (0.88-2.78)
    Ptrend0.920.700.070.650.08
Weight at age 21 (pounds)
    <130.01101.00111.0041.00701.00211.00
    130.0-145.01071.16 (0.88-1.52)261.47 (0.73-2.98)192.77 (0.94-8.14)290.88 (0.57-1.36)251.23 (0.69-2.20)
    145.1-165.01241.25 (0.95-1.64)431.55 (0.80-3.02)242.16 (0.75-6.25)170.92 (0.54-1.58)331.79 (1.03-3.10)
    >165.01021.41 (1.05-1.91)512.13 (1.10-4.12)171.72 (0.58-5.13)71.23 (0.56-2.73)191.82 (0.97-3.41)
    Ptrend0.030.020.800.900.02
Annual weight change (pounds)
    0 or loss801.00241.00101.00231.00211.00
    ≤12900.93 (0.72-1.19)860.88 (0.55-1.39)421.32 (0.66-2.64)920.95 (0.60-1.51)550.66 (0.40-1.11)
    >1910.86 (0.63-1.17)230.67 (0.37-1.20)140.93 (0.41-2.12)110.96 (0.45-2.02)330.84 (0.48-1.48)
    Ptrend0.220.030.220.770.75
  • NOTE: Adjusted for age at cohort entry, ethnicity, education, and alcohol intake.

  • * May not add up to total due to missing values. Data for Native Hawaiians are not shown.