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Table 16 The site of cancer associated with self-rated health status

From: Association between multiple comorbidities and self-rated health status in middle-aged and elderly Chinese: the China Kadoorie Biobank study

  Global SRH (Total n = 512,889) Age-comparative SRH (Total n = 175,980)
OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Cancer site
 lung 3.38 2.15, 5.33 8.31 4.08, 16.96
 esophagus 2.26 1.71, 3.00 8.94 5.43, 14.74
 stomach 2.94 2.17, 4.00 7.79 4.72, 12.86
 liver 3.85 1.48, 10.01 7.15 2.28, 22.41
 intestine 2.35 1.78, 3.10 5.66 3.59, 8.94
 breast 2.31 1.90, 2.81 5.94 4.34, 8.14
 cervix 2.30 1.78, 2.99 3.70 2.45, 5.59
 other 2.94 2.40, 3.61 7.38 5.41, 10.07
  1. Abbreviations: CI confidence intervals, OR odds ratio
  2. The reference group are those who not suffering from this cancer
  3. Odds ratios (95% CI) were calculated after adjustment of age, sex, study location, marital status, household income, education level, occupation, alcohol drinking, cigarette smoking, physical activity, BMI, family history of five disease (stroke, heart attack, diabetes, mental disorders and cancer) and all comorbidities