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Table 4 Means of intake of energy, macronutrients, and fatty acids in relation to 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

  Energy (Joule/day) Total fat (g/day) Total carbohydrates (g/day) Total protein (g/day) Total alcohol (g/day) SFA (g/day) MUFA (g/day) PUFA (g/day)
PAD
P value 0.82 0.56 0.84 0.94 0.12 0.86 0.34 0.27
   Ductal 1955 82 212 76 1.0 35 29 13
   Lobular 1929 79 210 75 1.9 34 27 12
   Tubular 2006 82 219 77 2.6 34 28 13
   Othersa         
Grade
P value 0.09 0.20 0.39 0.02* 0.28 0.16 0.34 0.40
   1 2002 83 216 78 1.7 35 29 13
   2 1966 82 212 77 1.3 35 29 13
   3 1852 77 204 71 0.9 32 27 12
Nucleus grade
P value 0.02* 0.07 0.06 0.02* 0.10 0.04* 0.16 0.48
   1 2012 83 217 78 2.5 36 29 13
   2 2002 84 217 78 1.1 36 29 13
   3 1846 77 201 72 1.0 32 27 12
ER
P value 0.90 0.75 0.77 0.80 0.80 0.73 0.55 0.98
   0 1955 81 219 72 0.9 33 29 13
   1 1794 74 188 76 3.7 31 25 12
   2 1895 75 214 77 1.3 31 25 13
   3 1954 82 211 76 1.3 35 29 13
Cyclin D1
P value 0.11 0.06 0.37 0.12 0.56 0.02* 0.046* 0.47
   0 1968 82 213 77 1.3 35 29 13
   1 1943 82 208 74 1.4 34 29 13
   2 1891 80 206 71 0.6 36 28 12
   3 1651 64 185 67 0.6 25 22 11
Cyclin E
P value 0.10 0.03* 0.43 0.25 0.40 0.04* 0.05 0.14
   0 1963 82 212 76 1.4 35 29 13
   1 1786 72 198 71 0.6 30 26 12
   2 2016 83 222 79 1.6 34 30 13
   3 2139 98 222 81 1.0 42 34 16
p27
P value 0.49 0.93 0.12 0.43 0.78 0.98 0.96 0.69
   0 1970 81 216 75 1.3 34 29 13
   1 1947 81 217 75 0.8 34 28 13
   2 1876 80 197 73 1.3 34 28 12
   3 1988 83 214 78 1.3 35 29 13
Ki67
P value 0.16 0.02* 0.78 0.40 0.27 0.02* 0.02* 0.02*
   0 1970 83 210 77 1.6 35 29 13
   1 2002 85 214 77 1.4 36 30 13
   2 1835 72 206 72 0.7 30 25 12
   3 1872 79 204 73 0.8 35 28 11
  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; MUFA, monounsaturated fatty acids; PUFA, polyunsaturated fatty acids; PAD, pathological anatomical diagnosis; SFA, saturated fatty acids.