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Table 1 Side population (SP) proportion and hormonal status

From: Functional and molecular characterisation of mammary side population cells

Age (years) SP (%) Term pregnancy Contraception Day of menstrual cycle
33 0.03 None COC 8/28
43 0.68 - - -
39 0.47 4 (breast fed) None 21/28
40 0.07 None None 15/28
19 0.14 None COC 14/28
22 0.15 None DeproProvera N/A
39 0.07 1 (breast fed) None 20/-*
43 0.01 2 (breast fed) None 14/28
57 0.03 2 (breast fed) None 8/21
  1. Relating percentage of SP found in nine different patients with age, number of pregnancies, use and type of contraceptives and day of menstrual cycle. COC, combined oral contraceptive. * Irregular cycle length.