Table 2

 Results of the study of Slattery and colleagues57 and Lin and colleagues71 evaluating the interaction of body mass index (BMI) and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) among postmenopausal women with regard to the risk of colon cancer

BMI (kg/m2)
Relative risk—Slattery and colleagues57
    HRT not used1.001.951.361.063.06
    HRT used1.000.791.021.841.25
BMI (kg/m2)
<23 23–24 25–27 28–30 >30
Odds ratio—Lin and colleagues71
    HRT not used1.
    HRT used1.002.691.682.283.36