Table 6

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

<6565–6667–6869–7071–7273–74a≥75
CPS-I
 No. of deaths88248439425277113
 Person-years172,610504,6031,022,7761,198,709936,000365,665
 Age-standardized ratea32.537.739.040.740.451.4
 RRb0.801.001.071.071.071.39
 95% CI0.63–1.030.91–1.250.90–1.250.90–1.271.11–1.74
P = 0.002
CPS-II
 No. of deaths1333477071,03797632498
 Person-years125,292405,0581,029,405403,1211,664,268628,615222,629
 Age-standardized ratea35.237.935.641.440.042.938.4
 RRb1.021.000.961.121.061.111.03
 95% CI0.83–1.250.84–1.090.99–1.260.93–1.200.96–1.300.82–1.29
P = 0.076
  • a For CPS-I this category is ≥73 inches.

  • b Rate/100,000.

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