Table 2.

RR estimates associated with each extra 20 food item servings per month during adolescence (categorical shift) among 269 testicular cancer cases and 797 matching controls

Food itemComplete study [269:797 (cases/controls)]
Seminoma [170:725 (cases/controls)]
Nonseminoma [99:682 (cases/controls)]
RR* (95% CI)RR (95% CI)RR (95% CI)
Diet at age 17 y
    Meat1.25 (0.97-1.62)1.31 (0.97-1.78)1.00 (0.67-1.49)
Dairy products
    Milk1.37 (1.12-1.68)1.66 (1.30-2.12)0.96 (0.70-1.31)
    Low-fat milk1.25 (0.97-1.62)1.38 (1.03-1.86)0.99 (0.64-1.53)
    Yoghurt0.82 (0.62-1.08)0.77 (0.55-1.07)0.82 (0.54-1.24)
    Cream1.31 (0.90-1.92)1.55 (1.01-2.38)0.92 (0.47-1.79)
    Cheese (on servings)1.42 (0.94-2.16)1.35 (0.81-2.25)1.60 (0.86-2.97)
    Cheese (spread)1.27 (0.99-1.63)1.35 (1.00-1.81)1.11 (0.75-1.64)
Salad and fruits
    Salad0.66 (0.49-0.91)0.64 (0.44-0.94)0.77 (0.48-1.26)
    Apples0.76 (0.58-1.00)0.75 (0.54-1.04)0.93 (0.61-1.42)
    Oranges0.83 (0.58-1.18)0.71 (0.46-1.12)1.11 (0.67-1.83)
  • * All RR estimates and 95% CIs are based on the matched evaluation and are adjusted for highest professional degree and self-reported height 1 year before interview.