Television Viewing and Time Spent Sedentary in Relation to Cancer Risk: A Meta-Analysis

14 May 2015Daniela Schmid and Michael F. Leitzmann

This study confirms previous studies reporting an inverse association between physical activity and colon cancer in both men and women, and provides quantitative estimates of the inverse association.

Meta Analysis
5 effects
68936 subjects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Prolonged Sitting Selfcare risk & protective factor

Uterine Cancer Reproductive outcome
Uterine Cancer
Reproductive

Strong Increase

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Prolonged Sitting Selfcare risk & protective factor

Colorectal Cancer Digestive outcome

Strong Increase

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Sedentary Lifestyle Selfcare risk & protective factor

Lung cancer Respiratory outcome
Lung cancer
Respiratory

Strong Increase

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Sedentary Lifestyle Selfcare risk & protective factor

Colorectal Cancer Digestive outcome

Strong Increase

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Sedentary Lifestyle Selfcare risk & protective factor

Uterine Cancer Reproductive outcome
Uterine Cancer
Reproductive

Strong Increase

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