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Mann & Truswell: Essentials of Human Nutrition 4e

Forest plot

To accompany Chapter 22: Nutrition and Cancer

Box 22.1 on page 367 of the book discusses a forest plot showing the results of a meta-analysis of observational studies of the relationship between waist circumference and postmenopausal breast cancer. Please find the forest plot available to view here as a PDF.

The forest plot is published as Figure 2 in a paper by Harvie M, Hooper L, Howell AH, Central obesity and breast cancer risk: a systematic review in the journal Obesity Reviews 4: pp157-173, 2003. With permission from Blackwell Publishing.