Table 4.

RR (95% CI in parentheses) of risk of colon cancer and FFM (per 10 kg), WHR (per 0.1 unit) and fat mass (per 10 kg) and deviance for each model fitted

ModelaFFMFat massWHRDeviance
Individual1.59 (1.22–2.06)2533.6
1.33 (1.09–1.61)2537.2
1.78 (1.40–2.28)2524.5
Full1.40 (1.03–1.90)0.96 (0.75–1.23)1.68 (1.27–2.22)2519.5
Parsimonious1.37 (1.04–1.80)1.65 (1.28–2.13)2519.6
  • a All models adjusted for age at baseline, country of birth, and highest level of education.