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Table 5 Odds ratio estimates for vigorous physical activity levels throughout the life-course among Cases and Controls from Ontario, Canada stratified by sex a

From: Trajectories of physical activity, from young adulthood to older adulthood, and pancreatic cancer risk; a population-based case-control study in Ontario, Canada

Physical activity levels for various periodsTotal populationMALESFEMALES
Adjusted ORb (95% CI)Cases
N = 162 (%)
Controls
N = 666 (%)
Adjusted ORc (95% CI)Cases
N = 153 (%)
Controls
N = 588 (%)
Adjusted ORc (95% CI)
Vigorous activity level at age 20s and 30s
 Rarely/Never1.0017151.0040311.00
 A few times per month0.82 (0.57, 1.19)27280.94 (0.53, 1.69)26300.70 (0.43, 1.15)
 2–4 times per week0.79 (0.54, 1.17)25290.93 (0.52, 1.67)18220.68 (0.38, 1.20)
 > 4 times per week0.88 (0.60, 1.30)32280.97 (0.55, 1.72)16170.71 (0.39, 1.29)
Vigorous activity level at ages 40s and 50s
 Rarely/Never1.0031301.0048441.00
 A few times per month0.87 (0.61, 1.23)17280.83 (0.50, 1.38)25250.99 (0.60, 1.62)
 2–4 times per week0.83 (0.57, 1.20)22280.81 (0.49, 1.35)17190.87 (0.50, 1.52)
 > 4 times per week1.23 (0.81, 1.87)22131.62 (0.95, 2.76)9100.69 (0.33, 1.45)
 Age not reached 20.9 22 
Vigorous activity level 2 years ago
 Rarely/Never1.0046411.0064531.00
 A few times per month0.64 (0.44, 0.92)20300.71 (0.43, 1.16)14230.55 (0.30, 1.00)
 2–4 times per week0.91 (0.61, 1.34)17190.96 (0.57, 1.64)14150.84 (0.46, 1.53)
 > 4 times per week1.33 (0.85, 2.06)40101.67 (0.94, 2.95)890.89 (0.42, 1.87)
  1. a. All interaction terms between physical activity, age, and sex were not statistically significant
  2. b. Age group, sex, alcohol consumption, smoking, vegetable consumption, fruit consumption, red meat consumption, family history of pancreatic cancer, race, education adjusted OR
  3. c. Age group, alcohol consumption, smoking, vegetable consumption, fruit consumption, red meat consumption, family history of pancreatic cancer, race, education adjusted OR