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Table 1 Age distribution of patients and their mutation status in relation to family history

From: Addition of triple negativity of breast cancer as an indicator for germline mutations in predisposing genes increases sensitivity of clinical selection criteria

  Overall Family History No family history
Age Number Mutation % Number Mutation % Number Mutation %
< 36 40 17 42.5% 28 16 57.2% 12 1 8.3%
36–60 142 37 26% 64 29 45.3% 78 8 10.2%
> 60 47 3 6.3% 10 1 10% 37 2 5.4%
overall 229 57 24.9% 102 46 45% 127 11 8.7%