Table 5

RRs (95% CI) for prostate cancer mortality and BMI (WHO cut-points), adjusted for various risk factors, CPS-I 1959–1972, and CPS-II, 1982–1996

<25.0025.00–29.99>=30.00
CPS-I
 # deaths782698110
 Person-years1,800,8302,034,789284,744
 Age-standardized ratea38.739.047.5
 RRb1.001.021.27
 95% CI0.92–1.141.04–1.56
P-trend = 0.06
CPS-II
 # deaths1,5691,730323
 Person-years2,215,5212,803,963551,273
 Age-standardized ratea37.839.547.4
 RRb1.001.051.21
 95% CI0.98–1.121.07–1.37
P-trend = 0.004
  • a Rate per 100,000.

  • b Adjusted for age at interview, race, height, education, exercise, smoking status, and family history of prostate cancer.