Table 3

ORs of prostate cancer according to different models

ModelCovariatesIIIIIIIV
Linoleic
 1a1.01.4 (0.9–2.3)0.9 (0.5–1.5)0.7 (0.4–1.2)
2Model 1+ linolenic acid1.4 (0.9–2.3)0.9 (0.5–1.5)0.6 (0.4–1.1)
3Model 2 + saturated fat1.5 (0.9–2.4)0.9 (0.5–1.6)0.7 (0.4–1.2)
4Model 3+ monounsaturated fat1.5 (0.9–2.4)0.9 (0.5–1.5)0.6 (0.3–1.1)
5Model 4 + red meat1.4 (0.9–2.3)0.9 (0.5–1.5)0.6 (0.3–1.1)
α-linolenic
6Same as model 11.01.6 (0.9–2.7)2.1 (1.3–3.6)1.9 (1.1–3.2)
7Model 6+ linoleic acid1.6 (0.9–2.8)2.1 (1.2–3.5)2.0 (1.1–3.4)
8Model 7+ saturated fat1.3 (0.6–2.5)2.5 (1.1–5.4)4.4 (1.7–11.3)
9Model 8+ monounsaturated fat1.2 (0.6–2.4)2.2 (1.0–4.9)3.9 (1.5–10.1)
10Model 9 + red meat1.3 (0.6–2.5)2.3 (1.0–5.2)4.4 (1.6–11.6)
  • a Adjusted for age, residence, urban/rural status, education, family history of prostate cancer in a first degree relative, body mass index, and total energy intake.