Table 4.

NHL risk for anthropometric factors by ethnicity in women

VariableAll women (n = 378)
Caucasian (n = 110)
African American (n = 75)
Japanese (n = 85)
Latino (n = 85)
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)
    <22.5970.81 (0.61-1.10)350.83 (0.50-1.39)100.87 (0.40-1.93)320.68 (0.39-1.15)151.32 (0.63-2.77)
    22.5-24.9891.00271.00161.00241.00161.00
    25.0-29.91100.84 (0.63-1.12)300.87 (0.51-1.47)200.56 (0.29-1.08)201.03 (0.57-1.88)331.12 (0.59-2.10)
    ≥30.0710.95 (0.69-1.32)160.94 (0.50-1.75)250.83 (0.44-1.56)51.33 (0.50-3.54)211.31 (0.66-2.59)
    Ptrend0.600.790.600.060.88
BMI at age 21 (kg/m2)
    <18.5490.71 (0.52-0.96)180.91 (0.54-1.54)131.02 (0.54-1.90)120.58 (0.31-1.08)50.39 (0.16-0.97)
    18.5-24.92671.00801.00401.00641.00651.00
    25.0-29.9221.14 (0.73-1.78)81.68 (0.81-3.51)41.01 (0.36-2.84)41.57 (0.57-4.34)60.89 (0.36-2.21)
    ≥30.061.07 (0.47-2.41)10.70 (0.10-5.05)21.63 (0.39-6.78)031.61 (0.50-5.14)
    Ptrend0.030.440.750.080.06
Height (inches)
    <61.0951.00131.0061.00481.00211.00
    61.1-63.01081.12 (0.84-1.50)311.29 (0.66-2.51)130.94 (0.36-2.47)271.12 (0.69-1.80)321.36 (0.77-2.41)
    63.1-65.0961.31 (0.95-1.79)321.22 (0.63-2.39)271.60 (0.66-3.88)60.88 (0.37-2.07)272.09 (1.16-3.74)
    >65731.24 (0.87-1.76)331.18 (0.60-2.33)281.67 (0.69-4.03)10.63 (0.09-4.58)50.95 (0.35-2.53)
    Ptrend0.140.830.070.830.17
Weight at cohort entry (pounds)
    <125.0851.00261.0051.00371.00111.00
    125.0-143.01061.48 (1.10-2.00)270.91 (0.53-1.57)131.31 (0.47-3.69)332.17 (1.35-3.50)271.70 (0.82-3.52)
    143.1-167.0830.97 (0.70-1.36)310.90 (0.52-1.53)150.75 (0.27-2.07)101.34 (0.66-2.71)220.93 (0.43-2.00)
    >167.0971.27 (0.91-1.79)250.94 (0.54-1.65)381.20 (0.47-3.07)41.97 (0.69-5.62)251.55 (0.74-3.24)
    Ptrend0.530.860.620.050.55
Weight at age 21 (pounds)
    <105.0611.00131.0061.00311.00111.00
    105.0-118.01121.59 (1.15-2.19)361.39 (0.73-2.63)151.54 (0.60-3.98)291.46 (0.88-2.43)241.52 (0.74-3.13)
    118.1-127.0781.28 (0.90-1.82)250.94 (0.48-1.85)111.02 (0.38-2.75)161.58 (0.85-2.92)211.59 (0.76-3.31)
    >127.0971.62 (1.15-2.29)341.23 (0.65-2.34)272.00 (0.82-4.87)71.49 (0.65-3.40)231.73 (0.83-3.60)
    Ptrend0.040.870.100.160.19
Annual weight change (pounds)
    0 or loss571.00141.00161.0081.00141.00
    ≤12391.41 (1.05-1.90)721.41 (0.78-2.56)361.09 (0.59-2.00)732.98 (1.43-6.20)471.05 (0.56-1.95)
    >1821.05 (0.73-1.51)241.27 (0.64-2.52)230.67 (0.34-1.32)41.59 (0.47-5.46)241.00 (0.50-1.99)
    Ptrend0.300.990.240.130.21
  • NOTE: Adjusted for age at cohort entry, ethnicity, education, alcohol intake, and age at first live birth.

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