Diet, body mass and colorectal cancer: a case-referent study in Stockholm.

@article{Verdier1990DietBM,
  title={Diet, body mass and colorectal cancer: a case-referent study in Stockholm.},
  author={Maria Gerhardsson de Verdier and U Hagman and Gunnar Steineck and Andreas Rieger and S. E. Norell},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={1990},
  volume={46 5},
  pages={832-8}
}
A population-based case-referent study on diet (total energy, protein, fat, dietary fiber), body mass and colorectal cancer was performed in Stockholm in 1986-1988. The study included 1,081 subjects. The relative risks (RR, with a 95% confidence interval, highest versus lowest quintile) for colon cancer were as follows: total energy (1.7, 1.0-3.0), protein (2.4, 1.5-4.0), total fat (2.2, 1.3-3.6), dietary fiber for men (0.5, 0.2-1.1), dietary fiber for women (1.2, 0.7-2.3) and body mass (2.0, 1… CONTINUE READING

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