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Table 8 UVB in association with crude incidence of CRC: over 75 years of age for countries in northern hemisphere after 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 estimatea −1.43 0.25 −5.62 <  0.001
Stratospheric Ozoneb −0.10 0.15 −0.67 0.51
Urbanizationc 0.10 0.38 0.26 0.80
Pigmentationd 12.94 12.53 1.03 0.30
GDPe 0.002 <  0.001 3.10 0.003
Life Expectancyf 0.009 0.008 1.11 0.27
Smokingg 1.41 0.95 1.50 0.14
Animal Consumptionh 0.83 0.32 2.57 0.01
Intercept 359.70 71.06 5.06 <  0.001
  1. Model R2 = 0.72; 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)