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Table 3 Subgroup analyses according to different dairy product types and genders

From: Dairy products intake and cancer mortality risk: a meta-analysis of 11 population-based cohort studies

  Male and female Male Female
  RR 95 % CI Heterogeneity RR 95 % CI Heterogeneity RR 95 % CI Heterogeneity
I2 (%) p I2 (%) p I2 (%) p
Total dairy 0.99 (0.92, 1.07) 39.8 0.092 1.00 (0.91, 1.11) 0.0 0.422 1.07 (0.96, 1.19) 0.0 0.393
Milk 0.97 (0.92, 1.03) 8.4 0.351 0.95 (0.89, 1.03) 35.1 0.214 NA NA NA NA
Yogurt 0.88 (0.71, 1.10) 0.0 0.521 0.66 (0.42, 1.04) 0.0 0.757 NA NA NA NA
Cheese 1.23 (0.94, 1.61) 0.0 0.985 1.19 (0.85, 1.67) 0.0 0.912 NA NA NA NA
Butter 1.13 (0.89, 1.44) 1.0 0.315 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Whole milka NA NA NA NA 1.50 (1.03, 2.17) 0.0 0.963 NA NA NA NA
Skim/low-fat milka NA NA NA NA 1.00 (0.75, 1.33) 0.0 0.735 NA NA NA NA
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  2. NA Not available