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Table 11 Modeled 25(OH) D in association with incidence of CRC in 0–14 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
Modeled 25(OH) D, ng/mla <  0.001 <  0.001 −0.49 0.63
Urbanizationb <  0.001 <  0.001 0.53 0.60
GDPc <  0.001 <  0.001 2.84 0.005
Life Expectancyd <  0.001 <  0.001 −0.07 0.95
Smokinge <  0.001 0.001 0.51 0.61
Animal Consumptionf <  0.001 <  0.001 −1.54 0.13
Intercept 0.02 0.04 0.50 0.62
  1. Model R2 = 0.06; p = 0.02; aMohr S, B, Gorham E, D, Garland C, F, Grant W, B, Garland F, C: Low Ultraviolet B and Increased Risk of Brain Cancer: An Ecological Study of 175 Countries. Neuroepidemiology 2010; 35:281–290. doi: https://doi.org/10.1159/000314350. bChristenson E et al. [22]. c,d The World Bank. eInstitute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). f The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)