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Table 5 Risk factors of colorectal cancer included in the study

From: Attributable causes of colorectal cancer in China

Risk factors Definition of theoretical minimum
risk exposure
Tobacco Smoking Never smoking
Alcohol drinking Less than 12 occasions during the past 12 months
Overweight and Obesity Body mass index <25 kg/m2
Physical inactivity less than 30 min of moderate or vigorous activity per day
Low vegetable intake Higher than the lowest quintile group
Low fruit intake Higher than the lowest quintile group
High red and processed meat intake Lower than the highest quintile group