Occupational and leisure-time physical activity and the risk of colorectal cancer.

Détails

ID Serval
serval:BIB_11312
Type
Article: article d'un périodique ou d'un magazine.
Collection
Publications
Institution
Titre
Occupational and leisure-time physical activity and the risk of colorectal cancer.
Périodique
European Journal of Cancer Prevention
Auteur(s)
Levi F., Pasche C., Lucchini F., Tavani A., La Vecchia C.
ISSN
0959-8278 (Print)
ISSN-L
0959-8278
Statut éditorial
Publié
Date de publication
1999
Volume
8
Numéro
6
Pages
487-493
Langue
anglais
Notes
Publication types: Journal Article ; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
Publication Status: ppublish
Résumé
The relation between various measures of physical activity and colorectal cancer risk was considered in a case-control study conducted between 1992 and 1997 in the Swiss canton of Vaud. Cases were 223 patients (142 men, 81 women) below age 75, with colon (n = 119) or rectal (n = 104) cancer; controls were 491 patients (211 men, 280 women) admitted to hospital for acute, non-neoplastic conditions. Compared with the lowest level of physical activity at age 30-39 years, the odds ratios (OR) of colorectal cancer for the highest level were 0.44 (95% confidence interval, CI, 0.26-0.73) for occupational and 0.53 (95% CI 0.33-0.86) for leisure-time activity. An inverse association was also observed for physical activity at age 15-19 and 50-59 years. The inverse relation between physical activity and colorectal cancer was observed across strata of sex, age, education, body mass index and alcohol drinking; was somewhat stronger in subjects reporting high total energy, and low vegetable and fibre intakes; and was observed across various colon subsites and rectum. In terms of population attributable risk, increasing physical activity would avoid one-fifth to one-third of incident colorectal cancer cases.
Mots-clé
Adult, Aged, Case-Control Studies, Colorectal Neoplasms/etiology, Colorectal Neoplasms/psychology, Exercise, Female, Humans, Incidence, Leisure Activities, Life Style, Male, Middle Aged, Physical Fitness, Risk Assessment, Type="Geographic">Switzerland
Pubmed
Web of science
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