Table 1.

Baseline characteristics of subjects stratified for gender

Men
Women
Pancreatic cancer cases
Subcohort (n = 2,336)Pancreatic cancer cases
Subcohort (n = 2,438)
MCPC (n = 157)NMCPC (n = 74)P MC-NMCPCMCPC (n = 133)NMCPC (n = 82)P MC-NMCPC
Age, y (SD)61.8 (3.9)62.8 (4.3)0.08561.3 (4.2)61.8 (4.5)64.1 (3.6)<0.00161.5 (4.3)
Age at diagnosis, y (SD)69.3 (4.7)71.2 (5.4)0.00769.8 (5.2)73.3 (5.4)<0.001
Person-time, y (SD)2,538 (1,276)2,867 (1,315)0.0714,271 (1,164)2,729 (1,305)3,175 (1,279)0.0154,553 (860)
Height, cm (SD)176.3 (6.4)176.8 (7.1)0.585176.4 (6.7)165.7 (6.0)166.8 (6.5)0.224165.1 (6.2)
Weight, kg (SD)79.7 (10.6)77.2 (10.6)0.09977.9 (9.5)71.4 (10.8)69.7 (9.7)0.26468.5 (10.3)
Weight at age 20 y, kg (SD)68.2 (7.9)67.7 (9.1)0.71567.8 (8.3)60.1 (10.4)57.3 (7.3)0.03158.2 (7.9)
BMI, kg·m−2 (SD)25.6 (2.8)24.8 (3.5)0.10225.0 (2.6)26.0 (3.6)25.1 (3.4)0.08225.1 (3.6)
BMI age 20 y, kg·m−2 (SD)21.9 (2.2)21.7 (2.6)0.47521.7 (2.4)21.9 (3.7)20.7 (3.0)0.01321.4 (2.8)
Change in BMI, kg·m−2 (SD)3.8 (3.0)3.1 (3.9)0.2533.3 (3.0)4.2 (4.2)4.4 (4.1)0.6983.7 (3.7)
Smoking
    Current smokers (%)48.746.00.69436.730.124.70.39520.9
    n cigarettes/d (SD)16.5 (10.0)18.6 (14.2)0.22817.1 (10.6)11.0 (7.0)13.9 (9.6)0.09611.6 (8.3)
    n years smoked (SD)35.4 (12.9)36.8 (9.8)0.41033.8 (11.9)28.9 (12.4)29.4 (12.4)0.84328.0 (12.4)
Alcohol, g/d (SD)17.3 (19.5)18.6 (18.5)0.64515.0 (16.8)7.0 (10.0)7.5 (12.3)0.0575.9 (9.5)
Energy-intake, kcal/d (SD)2,199 (466)2,073 (482)0.6492,165 (510)1,684 (381)1,707 (441)0.7071,686 (398)
Vegetable intake, g/d (SD)196 (95)186 (80.0)0.435192 (85)214 (82)207 (85)0.578196 (81)
Fruit intake, g/d (SD)144 (106)165 (144)0.233154 (114)186 (99)203 (120)0.284196 (121)
Medical history of
    Diabetes (%)7.610.80.4243.56.02.40.227*4.2
    High blood pressure (%)18.532.40.01923.125.639.00.03729.4
    Gallstones (%)2.64.10.5335.112.824.40.02913.8
    Cholecystectomy (%)3.22.70.8424.513.519.50.24313.3
Educational level
    Low (%)46.046.447.860.755.258.8
    Medium (%)33.130.40.90734.333.041.40.47133.0
    High (%)20.923.217.96.33.58.3
  • * Cell count <5.