Table 1.

Characerisitics of all cases of 14 cancer sites and controls

CaseControlP
Total5,24010,480
Mean age (y)58.058.0
    20-2969149
    30-39377727
    40-496731,386
    50-591,5933,120
    60-691,5963,255
    70-799321,843
Sex (%)
    Male2,699 (51.5)5,398 (51.5)
    Female2,541 (48.5)5,082 (48.5)
Smoking habit (%)*
    Never2,391 (45.6)5,302 (50.6)
    Former1,470 (28.1)2,978 (28.4)
    Current1,371 (26.2)2,179 (20.8)
    Unknown8 (0.1)21 (0.2)<0.001
Drinking habit (%)
    Never2,235 (42.7)4,643 (44.3)
    Former*471 (9.0)875 (8.4)
    Current2,523 (48.1)4,951 (47.2)
    Unknown11 (0.2)11 (0.1)0.066
Green-yellow vegetable intake (g/d)61.44 (0-495)65.53 (0-675)0.049
Other vegetable intake (g/d)58.54 (0-415)60.86 (0-495)0.471
Fruit intake (g/d)63.38 (0-510)65.85 (0-510)0.374
BMI23.4324.480.0573
Regular exercise (%)
    Yes1,597 (30.5)2,614 (24.9)
    No3,064 (68.8)7,792 (74.4)
    Unknown39 (0.7)74 (0.7)<0.001
  • * Former smokers and drinkers were defined as subjects who had quit smoking and drinking at least 1 y previously.