Table 4.

Mean plasma protein levels from 955 Hawaii-Los Angeles MEC controls and age-adjusted incidence rates in the MEC through 1999 by race/ethnicity

Females
Males
IGF-I*IGFBP-3*Colon cancerBreast cancerIGF-I*IGFBP-3*Colon cancerProstate cancer
AA160J2,951AA139H556J178W2,723J221AA1,124
H148H2,897H138J399H176J2,717H198L459
J145W2,768J119W360AA167H2,649AA192W443
W141AA2,616W79AA332W165L2,518W129H402
L126L2,254L77L246L162AA2,291L115J314
  • NOTE: Abbreviations: H, Native Hawaiian; J, Japanese; W, White; AA, African American; L, Latino.

  • * Protein concentrations are adjusted for covariates found to be significant in multivariate model (see Table 3) LS mean levels in ng/mL.

  • Cancer incidence rates are truncated to ages 50–74 years per 100,000 and age-adjusted to the U.S. 1970 standard population.