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Table 3 Population attributable fraction by country

From: Immediately modifiable risk factors attributable to colorectal cancer in Malaysia

Risk factor of interest Malaysiaa Koreab UKc Brazild
Physical inactivity M: 10.1%
(95% CI: 7–13%)
M: 0.8%   M:8.4%e
F: 11.6%
(95% CI: 6–17.4%)
F: 0.9%   F:9%
Overweight M:4.5%
(95% CI: 2–7.6%)
M: 6.8%   M:15.8%
F: 0.9%
(95% CI: 0–2.8%)
F: 6.6%   F:7%
Alcohol drinks M: 7.8%
(95% CI: 3.8–12.9%)
M: 8.6% M:15.5% M: 2.7%
F:2.1% (95% CI: 0–6%) F: 4.2% F:6.9% F:0.25%
  1. apresent study
  2. b[28]
  3. c[25]
  4. d[26]
  5. eRecalculated value; F: female; M: male
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