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Table 7 UVB in association with crude incidence of CRC: 60–74 years of age, controlling for covariates

From: Could age increase the strength of inverse association between ultraviolet B exposure and colorectal cancer?

Covariate Regression Coefficient Standard Error t p-value
UV B estimate a −0.69 0.13 −5.35 <  0.001
Stratospheric Ozoneb −0.02 0.09 −0.19 0.85
Urbanizationc 0.05 0.22 0.23 0.82
Pigmentationd −7.84 6.05 −1.29 0.20
GDPe <  0.001 <  0.001 1.97 0.051
Life Expectancyf 0.004 0.004 0.10 0.33
Smokingg 0.95 0.57 1.67 0.10
Animal Consumptionh 0.48 0.19 2.52 0.01
Intercept 200.9 41.45 4.85 <  0.001
  1. Model R2 = 0.71; p <  0.001; aNASA TOMS Satellite package. bBeckman et al. cChristenson E et al. [22]. dJablonski et al. [21]. e,fThe World Bank. gInstitute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). hThe Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)