Dietary and lifestyle characteristics of colorectal cancer in Jordan: A case-control study

Mostafa A. Arafa, Mostafa I. Waly, Sahar Jriesat, Ahmed Al Khafajei, Sunny Sallam

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Abstract

Objectives: We evaluated dietary pattern and lifestyle characteristics of patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) in Jordan. Design: The case-control study included 220 recently diagnosed CRC cases and 220 age and gender matched healthy subjects as a control group. Results: The participating CRC cases had lower dietary intake of fibre, folate, vitamin B12, β-carotene, vitamin C and selenium as compared to controls (P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1931-1936
Number of pages6
JournalAsian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention
Volume12
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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Jordan
Case-Control Studies
Life Style
Colorectal Neoplasms
Dietary Fiber
Carotenoids
Vitamin B 12
Selenium
Folic Acid
Ascorbic Acid
Healthy Volunteers
Control Groups

Keywords

  • Case-control
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Diet
  • Jordan
  • Lifestyle

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  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology

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Dietary and lifestyle characteristics of colorectal cancer in Jordan : A case-control study. / Arafa, Mostafa A.; Waly, Mostafa I.; Jriesat, Sahar; Khafajei, Ahmed Al; Sallam, Sunny.

In: Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, Vol. 12, No. 8, 2011, p. 1931-1936.

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Arafa, Mostafa A. ; Waly, Mostafa I. ; Jriesat, Sahar ; Khafajei, Ahmed Al ; Sallam, Sunny. / Dietary and lifestyle characteristics of colorectal cancer in Jordan : A case-control study. In: Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2011 ; Vol. 12, No. 8. pp. 1931-1936.
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