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Table 1 Age standardized study population characteristic by controls and cases in means (standard deviations) or percents, Cancer of the Prostate Sweden Study

From: Total antioxidant intake and prostate cancer in the Cancer of the Prostate in Sweden (CAPS) study. A case control study

  Controls Cases
N 1112 1489
FRAP diet (mmol/d) 22.2 (8.6) 22.3 (8.4)
FRAP fruit/vegs (mmol/d) 3.5 (1.8) 3.5 (1.7)
FRAP suppl. (mmol/d) 0.6 (1.2) 0.8 (1.4)
Age 67.7 (7.5) 66.8 (7.3)
BMI 26(3) 26(3)
Current smokers (%) 12 11
Never smokers (%) 38 39
0–9 yrs education (%) 46 46
10–12 years education (%) 42 40
13+ yrs education (%) 11 14
Energy kcal/d) 2218 (655) 2283 (646)
Coffee (cups/day) 3.1 (2.0) 3.1 (1.9)
Tea (cups/day) 0.6 (1.0) 0.7 (1.0)
Chocolate (serv./d) 0.2 (0.2) 0.2 (0.3)
Berries (serv./d) 0.2 (0.2) 0.2 (0.2)
Boiled potatoes (serv./d) 0.6(0.4) 0.6(0.4)
Multivitamin use (%) 16 22
Vitamin C suppl. use (%) 12 15
Vitamin E suppl. use (%) 3 4
Calcium (mg/d) 1197 (363) 1199 (370)
Zinc (mg/d) 11.7 (1.8) 11.6 (1.9)
PSA at diagnosis   89 (360)