Random-effects meta-analysis of the association of different obesity indicators per 1 standard deviation (s.d.) increment with ‘obesity-related cancers’a. aFirst primary cancers of the breast (postmenopausal), colorectum, lower oesophagus, cardia stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, endometrium, ovary, and kidney. Adjustments were made for sex, age at entry, daily smoking (never, former, current, missing), average alcohol consumption (g per day), education (primary or less, more than primary but less than college, college or university, missing), vigorous physical activity (yes, no, missing), recruitment year, and height. BMI=body mass index; DK=Denmark; GR=Greece; HC=hip circumference; NL=The Netherlands; SP=Spain; WC=waist circumference; WHR=waist-to-hip ratio.