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Table 3 ORs and 95%CIs of chili peppers for CRC

From: The consumption of chili peppers and the risk of colorectal cancer: a matched case-control study

Variable Cases N(%) Controls N(%) ORa(95% CI) P
Chili peppers(times per week)     
 ≤ 2 95(23.75) 136(34.00) Reference  
 3–7 114(28.50) 130(32.50) 1.2(0.75–2.0) 0.413
 > 7 191(47.75) 134(33.50) 1.4(0.84–2.2) 0.205
  1. aAdjusted for intake of red meat, cured meat, pickles, tea, bean, fruit, vegetables, high-fat food, and sweetmeats; for daily sitting time, smoking regularly, drinking regularly, and exercise regularly; and for family history of CRC