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Table 3 Mean values for anthropometric measurements in specific subgroups of breast cancer

From: Diet and body constitution in relation to subgroups of breast cancer defined by tumour grade, proliferation and key cell cycle regulators

  n Height (m) BMI (kg/m2) Hip (m) Waist (m) Body fat (%)
PAD
P value   0.98 0.69 0.19 0.16 0.82
   Ductal 239 1.64 25 0.98 0.78 31
   Lobular 72 1.64 25 0.98 0.77 30
   Tubular 22 1.64 25 0.95 0.75 31
   Othersa 13 - - - - -
Grade
P value   0.01* 0.03* 0.009** 0.18 0.06
   Grade 1 95 1.66 24 0.96 0.76 30
   Grade 2 164 1.64 26 0.99 0.79 31
   Grade 3 85 1.64 25 0.98 0.78 31
Nucleus grade
P value   0.08 0.11 0.02* 0.27 0.19
   Nuclear grade 1 52 1.65 24 0.95 0.76 30
   Nuclear grade 2 176 1.63 25 0.99 0.78 30
   Nuclear grade 3 115 1.63 26 0.98 0.78 31
ER
P value   0.62 0.33 0.14 0.41 0.39
   0–1% 27 1.64 25 0.96 0.76 30
   2–10% 4 1.63 27 1.02 0.78 32
   11–50% 12 1.62 27 1.03 0.82 33
   51–100% 277 1.64 25 0.98 0.78 30
Cyclin D1
P value   0.84 0.16 0.13 0.35 0.46
   0–1% 208 1.64 25 0.98 0.78 30
   2–10% 64 1.64 26 0.99 0.79 31
   11–50% 27 1.64 25 0.97 0.76 31
   51–100% 12 1.63 24 0.93 0.74 30
Cyclin E
P value   0.002** 0.75 0.81 0.82 0.97
   0–1% 251 165 25 0.98 0.78 30
   2–10% 40 162 25 0.98 0.77 31
   11–50% 16 161 26 0.98 0.79 31
   51–100% 10 163 25 0.95 0.75 31
p27
P value   0.19 0.39 0.16 0.10 0.08
   0–1% 90 165 25 0.98 0.78 31
   2–10% 50 164 26 1.00 0.80 32
   11–50% 71 163 25 0.96 0.76 30
   51–100% 102 164 25 0.97 0.77 30
Ki67
P value   0.90 0.31 0.17 0.59 0.10
   0–1% 130 164 25 0.97 0.77 30
   2–10% 93 164 26 0.99 0.79 31
   11–50% 57 165 25 0.97 0.77 30
   51–100% 33 164 26 0.97 0.77 31
  1. aMucinous, medullary, and intracystic breast tumours were not included in statistical analyses because of their small number. *P < 0.05; **P < 0.01. ER, oestrogen receptor; PAD, pathological anatomical diagnosis.