Table 5.

Risk of DLBCL and follicular NHL for anthropometric factors in men

VariableDLBCL (n = 152)
Follicular NHL (n = 51)
n*HR (95% CI)n*HR (95% CI)
BMI at cohort entry (kg/m2)
    <22.5230.65 (0.35-1.21)40.18 (0.03-1.07)
    22.5-24.9441.00181.00
    25.0-29.9600.90 (0.56-1.43)230.99 (0.30-3.23)
    ≥30.0230.78 (0.40-1.52)61.86 (0.44-7.86)
    Ptrend0.690.09
BMI at age 21 (kg/m2)
    <18.5140.56 (0.27-1.15)51.63 (0.35-7.72)
    18.5-24.91051.00361.00
    25.0-29.9170.78 (0.41-1.48)70.56 (0.10-3.05)
    ≥30.051.03 (0.36-2.91)1
    Ptrend0.510.51
Height (inches)
    <61.0571.00171.00
    61.1-63.0371.43 (0.84-2.42)121.05 (0.27-4.09)
    63.1-65.0230.93 (0.48-1.80)61.03 (0.14-7.69)
    >65.0341.32 (0.74-2.36)163.89 (0.86-17.55)
    Ptrend0.430.09
Weight at cohort entry (pounds)
    <152.0471.00141.00
    152.0-170.0371.97 (1.16-3.36)111.92 (0.51-7.31)
    170.1-192.0321.36 (0.75-2.49)130.99 (0.26-3.83)
    >192.0351.87 (0.95-3.68)133.20 (0.74-13.84)
    Ptrend0.120.18
Weight at age 21 (pounds)
    <130.0431.00161.00
    130.0-145.0340.87 (0.50-1.53)100.97 (0.25-3.77)
    145.1-165.0381.24 (0.64-2.41)83.58 (0.57-22.39)
    >165.0271.26 (0.63-2.50)151.82 (0.39-8.37)
    Ptrend0.330.47
Annual weight change (pounds)
    0 or loss321.00101.00
    ≤1891.07 (0.62-1.86)302.50 (0.48-13.07)
    >1311.14 (0.56-2.34)115.34 (0.89-32.06)
    Ptrend0.690.24
  • NOTE: Adjusted for age at cohort entry, ethnicity, education, and alcohol intake.

  • * May not add up to total due to missing values.