Table 3

Association of age to risk of gastrointestinal cancer

Cases, NControls, NOR (95% CI)*p Value
≤40>40≤40>40
Total191564516953.67 (31.29 to 92.04)<0.001†
Chinese15211720304.20 (39.76 to 2327.25)<0.001†
Malays2945633.75 (5.85 to 194.81)<0.001†
Indians1325515.00 (1.28 to 175.30)0.033†
KadazanDusun23111011155.00 (32.62 to 736.48)<0.001†
Others13611542726.76 (12.96 to 55.26)<0.001†
  • *ORs were calculated by taking age ≤40 as the reference group.

  • †Statistically significant (p<0.05).