Table 6.

ORs of laryngeal cancer and corresponding 95% CIs on tertiles of factor scores in strata of anatomic subsite

Dietary patternTertileOR (95% CI)
Supraglottis*Glottis*Other/unspecified site*
90:1,088248:1,088122:1,088
Animal productsI111
II1.17 (0.57-2.40)1.32 (0.84-2.08)0.88 (0.49-1.57)
III2.03 (1.07-3.84)2.30 (1.51-3.49)1.60 (0.93-2.74)
Starch-richI111
II1.09 (0.56-2.12)1.13 (0.74-1.71)0.97 (0.55-1.73)
III1.35 (0.71-2.57)1.34 (0.90-2.01)1.15 (0.66-1.99)
Vitamins and fiberI111
II0.25 (0.03-2.09)0.68 (0.25-1.85)0.26 (0.03-2.05)
III0.47 (0.25-0.86)0.57 (0.39-0.84)0.45 (0.26-0.77)
VUFAI111
II2.03 (1.01-4.08)0.96 (0.65-1.43)1.07 (0.63-1.82)
III1.98 (1.00-3.92)0.79 (0.53-1.18)0.90 (0.51-1.58)
AUFAI111
II1.04 (0.53-2.06)1.32 (0.86-2.00)1.13 (0.63-2.02)
III2.05 (1.10-3.81)2.02 (1.36-3.01)2.00 (1.16-3.46)

NOTE: Estimates from multiple logistic regression models adjusted for age, sex, study center, education, BMI, occupational physical activity, tobacco smoking, and alcohol drinking. Results refer to the composite models including all the five factors simultaneously.

Abbreviations: VUFA, vegetable unsaturated fatty acids; AUFA, animal unsaturated fatty acids.

  • *Subsites were defined according to the ICD-IX: glottic cancer, ICD-IX 161.0; supraglottic cancer, ICD-IX, 161.1; and other/unspecified laryngeal cancer, ICD-IX 161.2-161.9.

  • Cases:controls.

  • Reference category.