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Table 12 Modeled 25(OH) D in association with incidence of CRC in 15–29 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 −0.004 0.004 −1.16 0.25
Urbanizationb 0.005 0.002 2.01 0.046
GDPc <  0.001 <  0.001 0.26 0.79
Life Expectancyd <  0.001 <  0.001 −0.39 0.69
Smokinge −0.003 0.006 −0.58 0.56
Animal Consumptionf <  0.001 0.002 0.37 0.71
Intercept 0.58 0.25 2.29 0.02
  1. Model R2 = 0.10; p = 0.002; 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)