Table 4

 Hazard ratios for disease specific survival by exercise, walking, and body size measures, by anatomical subsite*

Right colon (n = 171)Left colon (n = 165)Rectum (n = 175)p Value†
HR (95% CI)HR (95% CI)HR (95% CI)
*Analyses were adjusted for sex, age, and American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) stage.
†Test of interaction between sub sites.
BMI, body mass index; HR (95% CI), Hazard ratio (95% confidence interval).
Exerciser0.50 (0.27–0.90)0.82 (0.46–1.44)1.00 (0.59–1.69)0.20
Walker1.27 (0.75–2.15)1.01 (0.54–1.89)0.88 (0.52–1.52)0.64
Per cent fat (per 10%)1.02 (0.71–1.47)1.59 (1.08–2.35)1.65 (1.17–2.31)0.06
Weight (per 10 kg)1.06 (0.87–1.29)1.34 (1.09–1.65)1.15 (0.95–1.39)0.24
BMI (per 5 kg/m2)0.98 (0.73–1.32)1.46 (1.09–1.96)1.20 (0.89–1.63)0.17
Waist circumference (per 10 cm)1.03 (0.84–1.25)1.44 (1.15–1.79)1.21 (0.94–1.55)0.06