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Table 15 Modeled 25(OH) D in association with incidence of CRC in 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
Modeled 25(OH) D, ng/mla −1.30 0.40 −3.28 0.001
Urbanizationb 0.04 0.25 0.17 0.87
GDPc 0.001 <  0.001 2.12 0.04
Life Expectancyd 0.001 0.005 0.19 0.85
Smokinge 1.73 0.63 2.74 0.007
Animal Consumptionf 0.86 0.21 4.09 < 0.001
Intercept 52.72 26.52 1.98 0.048
  1. Model R2 = 0.61; p < 0.001; 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)