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Table 1 Multivariate OR (CI) for Tertiles of 4 Food Patterns associated with Prostate Cancer in Jamaican men

From: Are food patterns associated with prostate cancer in Jamaican men: a preliminary report

  Tertiles of dietary pattern score
  Tertile 1 (low) Tertile 2 Tertile 3 (high)
Factor 1: Vegtables, peas, beans & fruits (Healthy)    
   Total prostate cancer cases 111 108 110
   Multivariate OR (CI)a 1.00 (reference) 0.72 (0.39 – 1.32) 0.84 (0.44 – 1.59)
Factor 2: Carbohydrate    
   Total prostate cancer cases 110 109 111
   Multivariate OR (CI)a 1.00 (reference) 1.28 (0.70 – 2.34) 1.20 (0.58 – 2.48)
Factor 3: Sugary foods & sweet baked goods    
   Total prostate cancer cases 102 113 115
   Multivariate OR (CI)a 1.00 (reference) 0.88 (0.49 – 1.62) 0.75 (0.40 – 1.38)
Factor 4: Organ meat and fast food    
   Total prostate cancer cases 104 117 109
   Multivariate OR (CI)a 1.00 (reference) 1.31 (0.73 – 2.33) 0.96 (0.53 – 1.76)
Four dietary patterns:a    
Vegetables, Peas & Beans, fruits 1.00 (reference) 0.67 (0.36 – 1.27) 0.81 (0.43 – 1.58)
Carbohydrate 1.00 (reference) 1.27 (0.69 – 2.36) 1.16 (0.55 – 2.47)
Sugary foods & sweet baked goods 1.00 (reference) 0.88 (0.48 – 1.63) 0.72 (0.38 – 1.35)
Organ meat and fast food 1.00 (reference) 1.26 (0.70 – 2.27) 0.88 (0.47 – 1.63)
  1. a All models adjusted for age, family history of prostate cancer, education, body mass index, smoking, alcohol and total energy intake.