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Table 1 Selected characteristics of breast cancer cases and controls

From: Genetic variation in TLR or NFkappaB pathways and the risk of breast cancer: a case-control study

  Controls (n = 807) Cases (n = 845)
  n % n %
Age at reference
65–69 253 31.4 264 31.2
70–74 301 37.3 329 38.9
75–79 253 31.4 252 29.8
Education
<HS 108 13.4 103 12.2
HS grad 325 40.3 332 39.3
Some college 232 28.7 275 32.5
College grad+ 142 17.6 135 16.0
Body mass index at reference
<18.5 14 1.8 14 1.7
18.5–24.9 322 41.2 293 35.6
25–29.9 244 31.2 290 35.2
30+ 202 25.8 226 27.5
Number of full-term births
Nulliparous 73 9.0 76 9.0
1 55 6.8 79 9.3
2 161 20.0 222 26.3
3 221 27.4 216 25.6
4+ 297 36.8 252 29.8
Age at menopause
<45 233 28.9 211 25.1
45–49 211 26.1 239 28.4
50–54 241 29.9 260 30.9
55+ 122 15.1 131 15.6
Family history of breast cancer
None 236 53.6 190 40.0
1st degree 129 29.3 184 38.7
2nd degree 75 17.0 101 21.3
Histology
Ductal    565 66.9
Lobular    105 12.4
Ductal/lobular    70 8.3
Other    105 12.4
ER/PR status
ER- PR-    73 8.9
ER+ PR-    80 9.8
ER- PR+    7 0.9
ER+ PR+    657 80.4