Physical activity and colon cancer: a comparison of various indicators of physical activity to evaluate the association.

@article{Slattery1990PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical activity and colon cancer: a comparison of various indicators of physical activity to evaluate the association.},
  author={Martha L. Slattery and N Abd-Elghany and Richard Kerber and Margret Schumacher},
  journal={Epidemiology},
  year={1990},
  volume={1 6},
  pages={481-5}
}
We compare categories of physical activity, based upon self-reported leisure time and occupational activity, with categories of activity based upon coded job titles using the Dictionary of Occupational Titles. For people under 65 years of age, self-reported total activity, total nonintense activity, and occupational activity were not strongly associated with coded occupational activity in men (Spearman r = 0.36, 0.27, and 0.32, respectively); even weaker associations were noted in women (r = 0… CONTINUE READING

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