Table 5

Risk association of gender to type of GIC

Type of GICMale, N (mean age±S.D.=56.32±1.48)Female, N (mean age±S.D.=59.25±1.54)OR (95% CI)*p Value
Gastric17202.22 (1.14 to 4.35)0.021†
Colorectal62521.58 (1.05 to 2.39)0.032†
Others‡13111.60 (0.70 to 3.64)0.279
  • *ORs were calculated by taking men as the reference group.

  • †Including oesophagus (N=5), liver (N=3), pancreas (N=9), gallbladder (N=4) and uncommon GI cancers (N=3).

  • ‡Statistically significant (p<0.05).

  • GIC, gastrointestinal cancer.