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Table 1.

Age-adjusted percentages and medians of selected characteristics by categories of BMI (CPS-II Nutrition Cohort, 1992-2003)

BMI in 1992 (kg/m2)
<25.025.0 to <27.527.5 to <30.030.0 to <35.0≥35.0
n 25,102 22,195 12,675 8,365 1,654 
Race      
    White 97.3 97.8 97.6 97.1 96.7 
    Black 0.9 1.1 1.4 1.8 2.4 
    Other 1.8 1.1 1.0 1.1 0.9 
Age group      
    <55 3.4 3.9 4.6 5.2 7.5 
    55-64 45.7 51.7 54.8 58.2 63.1 
    65-74 43.7 39.8 37.2 34.3 28.5 
    >75 7.2 4.7 3.4 2.3 1.0 
Education level      
    <High school 6.0 7.5 9.9 11.8 14.1 
    High school graduate 16.1 18.9 21.3 23.3 21.5 
    Some college 24.0 25.8 26.6 28.3 29.0 
    College graduate 23.7 22.5 19.8 16.9 15.8 
    Graduate school 29.7 24.8 21.5 18.8 19.0 
Smoking status      
    Never/unknown status 36.7 33.1 30.0 29.2 28.7 
    Former 52.6 58.4 62.4 63.1 65.1 
    Current 10.7 8.5 7.6 7.7 6.2 
Family history of prostate cancer      
    No 88.0 87.9 87.7 88.4 88.7 
    Yes 12.0 12.1 12.3 11.6 11.3 
History of diabetes      
    No 88.9 85.5 80.9 72.7 58.8 
    Yes 11.1 14.5 19.1 27.3 41.2 
History of PSA testing*      
    No 10.6 10.2 11.4 12.9 14.7 
    Yes 89.4 89.8 88.6 87.1 85.3 
Height (in.)      
    Median 70.0 70.0 71.0 70.0 70.0 
Total calorie intake (kcal/d)      
    Median 1,669 1,709 1,768 1,827 1,919 
METs (h/wk)      
    Median 13.5 10.5 7.5 4.5 3.5 
BMI in 1992 (kg/m2)
<25.025.0 to <27.527.5 to <30.030.0 to <35.0≥35.0
n 25,102 22,195 12,675 8,365 1,654 
Race      
    White 97.3 97.8 97.6 97.1 96.7 
    Black 0.9 1.1 1.4 1.8 2.4 
    Other 1.8 1.1 1.0 1.1 0.9 
Age group      
    <55 3.4 3.9 4.6 5.2 7.5 
    55-64 45.7 51.7 54.8 58.2 63.1 
    65-74 43.7 39.8 37.2 34.3 28.5 
    >75 7.2 4.7 3.4 2.3 1.0 
Education level      
    <High school 6.0 7.5 9.9 11.8 14.1 
    High school graduate 16.1 18.9 21.3 23.3 21.5 
    Some college 24.0 25.8 26.6 28.3 29.0 
    College graduate 23.7 22.5 19.8 16.9 15.8 
    Graduate school 29.7 24.8 21.5 18.8 19.0 
Smoking status      
    Never/unknown status 36.7 33.1 30.0 29.2 28.7 
    Former 52.6 58.4 62.4 63.1 65.1 
    Current 10.7 8.5 7.6 7.7 6.2 
Family history of prostate cancer      
    No 88.0 87.9 87.7 88.4 88.7 
    Yes 12.0 12.1 12.3 11.6 11.3 
History of diabetes      
    No 88.9 85.5 80.9 72.7 58.8 
    Yes 11.1 14.5 19.1 27.3 41.2 
History of PSA testing*      
    No 10.6 10.2 11.4 12.9 14.7 
    Yes 89.4 89.8 88.6 87.1 85.3 
Height (in.)      
    Median 70.0 70.0 71.0 70.0 70.0 
Total calorie intake (kcal/d)      
    Median 1,669 1,709 1,768 1,827 1,919 
METs (h/wk)      
    Median 13.5 10.5 7.5 4.5 3.5 

NOTE: Percentages were adjusted to the age distribution of the entire study population and may not sum to 100 due to missing data.

*

Ever reported PSA testing calculated from 1997 onward, excluding testing reported after prostate cancer diagnosis.

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