Table 4

Ovarian cancer mortality by height, CPS-II, 1982–1998

Height, cmNo. of deathsNo. of person-yearsAge-standardized rateaRR (95% CI)bRR (95% CI)c
<1522496,02615.90.73 (0.48–1.13)0.72 (0.47–1.10)
152 to <157162488,24726.111
157 to <1624301,210,09328.61.10 (0.92–1.32)1.12 (0.93–1.34)
162 to <1674491,292,58429.21.11 (0.93–1.33)1.14 (0.95–1.37)
167 to <172305962,75427.91.04 (0.86–1.27)1.07 (0.89–1.30)
172 to <177111308,21933.31.24 (0.97–1.58)1.28 (1.00–1.63)
≥1773076,40137.21.35 (0.91–2.00)1.41 (0.95–2.09)
P for trend = 0.02
  • a Death rate standardized to the CPS-II female population, rate/100,000 person-years.

  • b Adjusted for age at entry and race.

  • c Adjusted for age at entry, race, WHO BMI, exercise, age at menarche, age at menopause, duration of oral contraceptive use, status and duration of ERT use, and number of full-term pregnancies.