Table 1

Main characteristics of the population study

Characteristics, n = 111

stable weight

(n = 77)

changing weight

(n = 34)

P


Median age (years (range))

54 (32 - 74)

53 (37 - 70)

54 (32 - 74)

0,49


n (%)


Median BMI

24.4 (17.1 - 40.5)

24.6 (17.1 - 40.5)

24.4 (16.6 - 40.5)

0,14

underweight

9 (8)

7 (9)

2 (6)

normal

56 (50)

36 (47)

20 (59)

overweight

31 (28)

21 (27)

10 (29)

obese

15 (14)

13 (17)

2 (6)


Menopausal status

0,78

Premenopausal

50 (45)

34 (44)

16 (47)

Menopausal

61 (55)

43 (56)

18 (53)


Oestrogene receptors

0,61

Positive

47 (42)

32 (42)

15 (44)

Negative

48 (44)

35 (45)

13 (38)


Progesteron receptors

0,73

Positive

39 (35)

29 (38)

10 (29)

Negative

52 (47)

37 (48)

15 (44)


Tumor stage

0,99

T1

21 (19)

15 (19)

6 (18)

T2

49 (44)

34 (44)

15 (44)

T3

17 (15)

12 (16)

5 (18)

T4

24 (22)

16 (21)

8 (24)


Clinical node involvement

0,34

N0

55 (50)

34 (44)

21 (62)

N1

49 (44)

37 (48)

12 (35)

N2

6 (5)

5 (6)

1 (3)

N3

1 (1)

1 (1)


SBR grade

0,17

I

9 (8)

8 (10)

1 (3)

II

61 (55)

40 (52)

21 (62)

III

22 (20)

8 (10)

4 (12)


Thivat et al. BMC Cancer 2010 10:648   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-10-648

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