Table 4.

ORs and 95% CIs for colorectal cancer risk by serum levels of oxLDL and oLAB

RangeCasesControlsOR195% CIPtrendOR295% CIPtrendOR395% CIPtrend
oxLDL (units/L)
    Q1≤29.122791.000.0301.000.0041.000.038
    Q229.2-36.126791.210.57-2.551.550.70-3.461.150.49-2.72
    Q336.2-44.631791.490.71-3.141.900.84-4.281.380.54-3.51
    Q4≥44.740792.341.03-5.303.651.50-8.923.101.04-9.23
oLAB (units/L)
    Q1≤135.434941.000.1481.000.1401.000.212
    Q2135.5-191.941961.140.64-2.010.980.54-1.801.110.58-2.11
    Q3192.0-272.428920.870.46-1.640.750.39-1.480.740.36-1.52
    Q4≥272.550941.660.91-3.011.680.90-3.131.690.85-3.35
  • NOTE: OR1: OR adjusted for gender, age, and study area; OR2: OR adjusted for gender, age, study area, smoking and drinking habits, intake frequency of green leafy vegetables, time spent in sport or physical exercise, family history of colorectal cancer, and BMI; OR3: OR adjusted for gender, age, study area, smoking and drinking habits, intake frequency of green leafy vegetables, time spent in sport or physical exercise, family history of colorectal cancer, BMI, and serum levels of total cholesterol and α-tocopherol.