Table 2.

Association between height, body shape at ages 5, 10, and 20 years and colorectal adenoma

Ca/CoAdj. ORa95% CIPtrendAdj. ORb95% CIPtrend
Height (in)
50–<62175/2,54611
62–<65826/11,1711.07(0.89–1.28)1.07(0.90–1.28)
65–<68928/11,9071.13(0.95–1.35)1.13(0.95–1.36)
≥68398/4,7561.26(1.03–1.53)1.26(1.04–1.53)
Per 2-inch increment1.05(1.01–1.09)0.011.05(1.01–1.09)0.01
Pictogram at age 5 y
1542/7,63211
2705/9,4681.07(0.94–1.21)1.06(0.94–1.20)
3593/7,2431.17(1.03–1.33)1.15(1.01–1.31)
4289/3,9251.04(0.88–1.21)1.01(0.86–1.19)
5147/1,6311.23(1.00–1.51)1.20(0.97–1.47)
≥651/4811.44(1.04–1.99)1.40(1.01–1.94)
Per 1-unit increase1.05(1.01–1.08)0.011.04(1.00–1.08)0.04
Pictogram at age 10 y
1427/5,79211
2655/9,0901.02(0.89–1.16)1.01(0.89–1.16)
3541/6,8311.08(0.94–1.25)1.06(0.92–1.23)
4365/4,8711.05(0.90–1.23)1.02(0.87–1.20)
5251/2,8411.14(0.96–1.36)1.11(0.93–1.33)
≥688/9551.21(0.93–1.56)1.17(0.90–1.52)
Per 1-unit increase1.03(1.00–1.07)0.051.02(0.99–1.06)0.16
Pictogram at age 20 y
1113/1,55111
2610/8,0281.04(0.83–1.29)1.03(0.83–1.29)
3854/11,3331.06(0.86–1.32)1.04(0.83–1.29)
4503/6,2351.10(0.87–1.37)1.05(0.84–1.33)
5174/2,2441.05(0.81–1.36)0.99(0.75–1.29)
≥673/9891.03(0.74–1.42)0.95(0.68–1.34)
Per 1-unit increase1.01(0.97–1.05)0.580.99(0.95–1.04)0.82
  • aModels multivariate adjusted for age, family history of colorectal cancer, time period of endoscopy, number of reported endoscopies during the study period (1 endoscopy vs. ≥2 endoscopies), reason for most recent endoscopy, height (continuous, except for models for height categories), pack-years of smoking (0, 0–10, >10–20, >20–40, >40), current physical activity (quintiles), aspirin use (never, past, current 1 d/wk, 2–3 d/wk, 4–5 d/wk, ≥6 d/wk), current cumulative average alcohol intake (quintiles), current cumulative average dietary intake of red meat, processed meat, folate, and calcium (quintiles).

  • bAdditionally adjusted for current cumulative average BMI (continuous).