Cancer incidence in the National Health and Nutrition Survey I. Follow-up data: diabetes, cholesterol, pulse and physical activity.

@article{Steenland1995CancerII,
  title={Cancer incidence in the National Health and Nutrition Survey I. Follow-up data: diabetes, cholesterol, pulse and physical activity.},
  author={Kyle N. Steenland and Sarah Nowlin and S Palu},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={1995},
  volume={4 8},
  pages={807-11}
}
We examined cancer incidence among 14,407 men and women who were enrolled in the National Health and Nutrition Survey I in the early 1970s and then followed through 1987. We studied 657 male and 593 female cancer cases, using Cox regression. Analyses were conducted for all cancers, lung, colorectal, breast, and prostate cancer. Analyses focused on diabetes, cholesterol, pulse, and physical activity, four risk factors with limited or inconsistent prior evidence. All four risk factors were… CONTINUE READING
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