Table 6.

Risk of DLBCL and follicular NHL for anthropometric factors in women

VariableDLBCL (n = 132)
Follicular NHL (n = 78)
n*HR (95% CI)n*HR (95% CI)
BMI at cohort entry (kg/m2)
    <22.5271.41 (0.66-3.00)261.63 (0.67-3.98)
    22.5-24.9301.00161.00
    25.0-29.9431.06 (0.58-1.96)231.45 (0.62-3.41)
    ≥30.0281.45 (0.75-2.82)116.16 (1.75-21.71)
    Ptrend0.800.20
BMI at age 21 (kg/m2)
    <18.5161.02 (0.50-2.10)141.90 (0.72-4.99)
    18.5-24.9911.00551.00
    25.0-29.9111.08 (0.50-2.33)31.84 (0.26-12.83)
    ≥30.040.94 (0.25-3.55)21.03 (0.16-6.84)
    Ptrend1.000.47
Height (inches)
    <61.0311.00201.00
    61.1-63.0451.12 (0.62-2.04)211.80 (0.54-6.02)
    63.1-65.0351.02 (0.52-1.99)211.56 (0.42-5.84)
    >65.0191.26 (0.54-2.98)150.31 (0.07-1.44)
    Ptrend0.730.13
Weight at cohort entry (pounds)
    <125.0261.00211.00
    125.0-143.0380.74 (0.40-1.38)210.35 (0.12-0.97)
    143.1-167.0351.35 (0.67-2.75)170.40 (0.15-1.06)
    >167.0301.20 (0.57-2.52)180.57 (0.18-1.75)
    Ptrend0.400.54
Weight at age 21 (pounds)
    <105.0221.00181.00
    105.0-118.0340.70 (0.35-1.41)290.80 (0.31-2.05)
    118.1-127.0340.97 (0.48-1.96)130.32 (0.09-1.07)
    >127.0331.10 (0.53-2.29)150.33 (0.11-1.01)
    Ptrend0.440.03
Annual weight change (pounds)
    0 or loss191.0081.00
    ≤1850.56 (0.21-1.55)524.95 (0.38-65.27)
    >1280.93 (0.34-2.54)187.75 (0.61-98.36)
    Ptrend0.850.04
  • 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.