Table 5

The Martinez-Gonzalez Diet Score and Post-Menopausal BC risk

Intakea


Food Indexes

Post-menopausal cases (n = 934)

Post-menopausal controls (n = 815)

Adjusted OR per unit increase (95% CI)b


Olive oil (servings/day)

1.1 ± 0.4

1.1 ± 0.5

0.76 (0.59, 0.97)*


Fruit (servings/day)

1.3 ± 0.8

1.3 ± 0.9

1.01 (0.89, 1.15)


Vegetables or Salad (servings/day)

0.8 ± 0.4

0.9 ± 0.5

0.74 (0.57, 0.96)*


Fruit AND Vegetables (servings/day)

2.1 ± 1.0

2.2 ± 1.1

0.96 (0.86, 1.06)


Legumes (servings/week)

2.1 ± 1.2

2.2 ± 1.4

0.94 (0.87, 1.02)


Fish (servings/week)

1.6 ± 1.1

1.8 ± 1.2

0.88 (0.79, 0.98)*


Meat (servings/day)

0.6 ± 0.3

0.6 ± 0.3

0.73 (0.54, 1.04)


Cereals (servings/day)

2.9 ± 1.1

3.0 ± 1.2

0.93 (0.85, 1.02)


Alcohol (glasses/day)

0.1 ± 0.3

1.1 ± 0.4

0.99 (0.74, 1.31)


Martinez-Gonzalez Diet Score

5.5 ± 1.9

5.6 ± 1.9

1.00 (0.95, 1.06)


Martinez Gonzalez Diet Score

Across quartile levels

- Q1: 0-4

1.00

- Q2: 5-6

0.25 (0.64, 1.13)

- Q3: 6-7

0.84(0.72, 1.30)

- Q4: 8-9

0.63 (0.77, 1.53)


p-value for trend = 0.61


Levels of the Martinez-Gonzalez Diet Score food indices in post-menopausal breast cancer cases and post-menopausal controls and adjusted odds ratios of BC (with 95% CI) in terms of the overall score and each of its components

aAll values are means ± SDs

b Adjusted for the following covariates: age at interview, family history, age at FFTP, HRT use, exercise, age at menarche, height and BMI in post-menopausal women only.

Demetriou et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:113   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-113

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