Selected physical activities and the risk of endometrial cancer.
The relationship between various indicators of physical activity and endometrial cancer risk was analysed using data of a case-control study conducted in 1988-1991 in Switzerland and Italy on 274 histologically confirmed cases and 572 controls admitted to hospital for acute, non neoplastic, non hormone-related diseases.
Using a self-rated assessment of total physical activity, there was a systematic tendency for the cases to report more frequently « low » or « very low » physical activity.
The relative risks were similar for « very high » or « moderately high » physical activity, but increased in the two lowest levels, with point estimates, in various decades of age, between 1.3 and 2.3 for « moderately low » and over 2.5 for « very low » physical activity.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Exercice physique, Italie, Europe, Endomètre, Facteur risque, Utérus pathologie, Appareil génital femelle pathologie, Epidémiologie, Suisse, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Physical exercise, Italy, Europe, Endometrium, Risk factor, Uterine diseases, Female genital diseases, Epidemiology, Switzerland, Human
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