Table 1

Dietary fibre intake and adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus and gastric cardia

Reference Country Sites Comparison Odds ratio 95% CI
2USAOGCHighest of lowest quartile0.30.1 to 0.7
3USAOGCHighest of lowest quartile0.30.1 to 0.8
4USAOHighest of lowest quartile0.41-150 Not stated
5GreeceOMarginal quintile 0.740.55 to 0.99
  • Odds ratios adjusted for alcohol and tobacco use.

  • 1-150 95% confidence interval (CI) does not include 1.0. Multiple logistic regression model.

  • OGC, oesophagus and gastric cardia; O, oesophagus.