Table 4.

RRs of adult brain tumor subtypes associated with birth weight

Sex
Cases (men/women)Crude RRAdjusted RRaAdjusted RRbMencWomenc
Glioma
Birth weight (g)
 500–2,49920 (9/11)1.07 (0.68–1.67)1.27 (0.77–2.10)1.24 (0.73–2.12)0.95 (0.43–2.07)1.59 (0.77–3.32)
 2,500–3,999432 (220/212)1 (ref.)1 (ref.)1 (ref.)1 (ref.)1 (ref.)
 4,000–6,000103 (75/28)1.12 (0.91–1.39)1.11 (0.89–1.38)1.12 (0.86–1.47)1.36 (0.97–1.90)0.81 (0.51–1.28)
Meningioma
Birth weight (g)
 500–2,4993 (0/3)0.74 (0.23–2.34)0.92 (0.26–3.18)1.15 (0.31–4.26).1.26 (0.31–5.06)
 2,500–3,99994 (37/57)1 (ref.)1 (ref.)1 (ref.)1 (ref.)1 (ref.)
 4,000–6,00022 (12/10)1.13 (0.71–1.79)1.14 (0.71–1.82)0.71 (0.40–1.28)0.62 (0.28–1.40)0.83 (0.36–1.91)
Neuroma
Birth weight (g)
 500–2,4993 (1/2)1.04 (0.33–3.31)1.21 (0.33–4.38)1.72 (0.44–6.73)1.82 (0.23–14.73)1.46 (0.23–9.14)
 2,500–3,99967 (36/31)1 (ref.)1 (ref.)1 (ref.)1 (ref.)1 (ref.)
 4,000–6,00014 (10/4)0.99 (0.56–1.78)1.02 (0.57–1.83)0.99 (0.49–2.01)1.18 (0.49–2.84)0.75 (0.22–2.54)
  • aAdjusted for gestational age, sex, maternal and paternal age, maternal birthplace, birth cohort, and parental socioeconomic index at birth.

  • bAdjusted for gestational age, head circumference, birth length, sex, maternal and paternal age, maternal birthplace, birth cohort, and parental socioeconomic index at birth.

  • cAdjusted for gestational age, head circumference, birth length, maternal and paternal age, maternal birthplace, birth cohort, and parental socioeconomic index at birth.