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Table 3 Relationship between ER/PgR with age, menopausal status, histologic type, and grade in breast cancer patients

From: Immunohistochemical determination of estrogen and progesterone receptors in breast cancer: relationship with clinicopathologic factors in 302 patients in Ivory Coast

  ER+PgR+ (N = 131) ER+PgR- (N = 38) ER-PgR- (N = 116) ER-PgR+ (N = 17) p value
Age      p = 0.026
 Mean (± SD) 46 (±11) 49,05 (±9.20) 49 (±10.92) 53 (±10.20)
 Extreme 24-83 33-72 27-84 34-74
Menopausal status      χ 2 = 6.1 p = 0.175
 Premenopause 88 23 61 8
 Postmenopause 40 14 49 9
Histologic type      χ 2 = 5.2 p = 0.523
 IDC NOS 104 29 100 14
 Lobular 8 1 3 1
 Other 12 6 8 2
Tumor grade      χ 2 = 18.9 p = 0.0004
 1 26 5 10 0
 2 73 22 59 12
 3 20 4 36 3