Erratum to Slattery et al. “Dietary calcium, vitamin D, VDR genotypes and colorectal cancer.” Int J Cancer 2004;111:750–757


Abstract

The original article to which this Erratum refers was published in International Journal of Cancer (2004) 111(5) 750–757 DOI: 10.1002/ijc.20330

Slattery ML, Neuhausen SL, Hoffman M, Caan B, Curtin K, Ma KN, Samowitz W. Dietary calcium, vitamin D, VDR genotypes and colorectal cancer. Int J Cancer 2004;111:750–757.

With regard to the above referenced article, some of the numbers in Table IV were inadvertently put in the wrong columns. The corrected Table IV is below:

Table IV. Combined Effect of VDR Genotype and Diet on Colon and Rectal Cancer Risk
ColonLL or bbnHeterozygotenSS or BBnLL or bbOR (95% CI)1HeterozygoteOR (95% CI)SS or BBOR (95% CI)p interaction2
  • 1

    Adjusted for age, sex, physical activity energy intake, fiber, BMI and NSAIDs.

  • 2

    p interaction from RERI as described in methods.

Calcium       
 Low153/151194/18970/751.001.04 (0.77–1.41)0.88 (0.59–1.32)0.51
 Middle153/132183/17460/751.07 (0.76–1.49)0.98 (0.71–1.34)0.79 (0.52–1.21) 
 High151/145155/15750/740.80 (0.56–1.15)0.80 (0.56–1.15)0.53 (0.33–0.83) 
Vitamin D       
 Low172/161213/20181/791.001.00 (0.75–1.34)0.93 (0.64–1.37)0.26
 Middle134/135176/15645/630.87 (0.63–1.21)0.95 (0.70–1.30)0.67 (0.43–1.05) 
 High151/132143/15454/820.87 (0.62–1.22)0.75 (0.54–1.05)0.52 (0.34–0.79) 
Low-fat dairy  (servings/day)       
 Low118/94132/11050/491.001.02 (0.70–1.49)0.84 (0.51–1.36)0.62
 Middle248/240311/30698/1210.95 (0.68–1.33)0.94 (0.68–1.30)0.76 (0.51–1.12) 
 High91/9489/10432/540.81 (0.54–1.21)0.74 (0.50–1.11)0.50 (0.29–0.84) 
Rectal calcium       
 Low111/124115/14931/551.000.99 (0.68–1.42)0.61 (0.37–1.03)0.01
 Middle118/127115/14945/480.96 (0.66–1.39)0.81 (0.56–1.17)0.88 (0.54–1.46) 
 High90/130114/17048/600.56 (0.36–0.85)0.58 (0.38–0.86)0.74 (0.45–1.23) 
Vitamin D       
 Low94/11394/11624/441.001.02 (0.69–1.51)0.63 (0.35–1.12)0.11
 Middle109/133106/15448/610.95 (0.65–1.39)0.82 (0.56–1.20)0.92 (0.57–1.49) 
 High116/135137/18152/580.88 (0.58–1.31)0.82 (0.56–1.21)0.95 (0.58–1.56) 
Low-fat dairy  (servings/day)       
 Low100/8882/9635/351.000.77 (0.51–1.17)0.85 (0.48–1.48)0.30
 Middle176/217189/25765/950.79 (0.55–1.12)0.75 (0.53–1.07)0.67 (0.43–1.04) 
 High43/7666/9824/330.52 (0.32–0.84)0.62 (0.40–0.95)0.68 (0.37–1.26) 

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