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Table 1 Characteristics of Study Subjects

From: Metabolomic profiles in breast cancer:a pilot case-control study in the breast cancer family registry

  Cases (n = 45) Controls (n = 45)
Age at blood draw, years 52.4 (26–80) 53 (36–73)
Age at diagnosis, years 58.8 (30–84) N/A
Post-menopausal at blood draw, % 58 60
Number of affected first-degree relatives, %
 1 29 31
 2 29 27
 3 42 42
BRCA1 Mutation, %
 Positive 7 9
 Negative 20 13
 Unknown 73 78
BRCA2 Mutation, %   
 Positive 2 11
 Negative 11 9
vUnknown 87 80
Estrogen Receptor Status, %
Positive 51
Negative 22 -
Unknown 27  
Progesterone Receptor Status, %
Positive 53
Negative 20 -
Unknown 27  
Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2 Status, %   
Positive 9 -
Negative 60
Unknown 31  
Summary Stage, %
Localized 20
Regional, nodes only 11
Unknown 69  
  1. *Values are means (range) or percentages