Table 1.

Comparison of variables in 9,605 men and women ages 45 to 79 years without history of cancer at baseline survey according to subsequent incident colorectal cancer, 1993 to 2002

No incident cancerIncident colorectal cancerP
Men and womenn9,53867
    Age (y)Mean (SD)58.9 (8.8)65.8 (7.2)<0.001
    BMI (kg/m2)Mean (SD)26.4 (3.9)27.2 (3.9)0.10
    Glycated HbA1c (%)Mean (SD)5.35 (0.85)5.86 (1.25)<0.001
    Age, BMI, and sex adjustedMean (SE)5.35 (0.008)5.70 (0.10)0.001
    Men% (n)46.2 (4,409)53.7 (36)0.22
    Smokers, current% (n)11.8 (1,117)9.0 (6)0.80
    History of diabetes, yes% (n)2.3 (215)9.0 (6)0.004
Menn4,40936
    Age (y)Mean (SD)59.2 (8.8)65.2 (7.7)<0.001
    BMI (kg/m2)Mean (SD)26.6 (3.3)27.0 (3.2)0.146
    Glycated HbA1c (%)Mean (SD)5.40 (0.91)5.99 (1.26)<0.001
    Age and BMI adjustedMean (SE)5.40 (0.014)5.87 (0.15)0.002
    Smokers, current% (n)12.3 (540)8.3 (3)0.73
    History of diabetes, yes% (n)3.3 (144)13.9 (5)0.006
Womenn5,12931
    Age (y)Mean (SD)58.5 (8.8)66.4 (6.5)<0.001
    BMI (kg/m2)Mean (SD)26.2 (4.4)27.5 (4.7)0.13
    Glycated HbA1c (%)Mean (SD)5.31 (0.80)5.71 (1.23)0.005
    Age and BMI adjustedMean (SE)5.31 (0.01)5.51 (0.14)0.14
    Smokers, current% (n)11.3 (577)9.7 (3)0.93
    History of diabetes, yes% (n)1.4 (71)3.2 (1)0.35