Table 3.

Anterior-posterior abdominal diameter and the risks of esophageal adenocarcinoma, gastric cardia adenocarcinoma, and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (adjusted for BMI)

Anterior-posterior diameter (cm)Esophageal adenocarcinoma/control (n)Esophageal adenocarcinoma, OR (95% CI)*Cardia adenocarcinoma/control (n)Cardia adenocarcinoma, OR (95% CI)*Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma/control (n)Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma, OR (95% CI)*
<208/1001.0016/1291.0019/1311.00
20-22.413/1150.81 (0.24-2.67)12/1220.75 (0.30-1.86)24/1441.77 (0.74-4.26)
22.5-2512/951.17 (0.28-4.98)12/751.27 (0.44-3.65)14/1141.54 (0.50-4.74)
≥2522/804.78 (1.14-20.11)14/871.27 (0.25-6.52)15/1281.29 (0.32-5.20)
  • * Cases and controls were matched for age, sex, and year of heath checkup.