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Table 5 Publication bias test for the history of female breast cancer and risk of prostate cancer

From: First-degree family history of breast cancer is associated with prostate cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Exposure   Egger test   Begg
Coefficient P 95% CI
First degree relatives with female BCa 0.837 0.052 −0.008 to 1.683 0.360
History of BCa in mother only 0.072 0.863 −0.887 to 1.030 0.640
History of BCa in sister only 1.669 0.024 0.283 to 3.056 0.049
  1. BCa: breast cancer; PCa: prostate cancer