Table 1

General characteristics of subjects
Control Breast cancer P value
N 53 56
Age (years) 43.1 ± 7.5 46.4 ± 11.3 0.10
Age at Menarche (years) 13.1 ± 1.0 12.9 ± 1.6 0.48
Age at 1st Pregnancy (years) 21.0 ± 3.8 19.6 ± 4.3 0.19
Menopause (%) 9 (17) 22 (40) 0.01
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 31.0 ± 5.4 31.4 ± 7.7 0.81
Systolic BP (mmHg) 112.3 ± 11.98 118.6 ± 15.5 0.03
Diastolic BP (mmHg) 73.3 ± 7.0 70.9 ± 10.5 0.22
SAD (cm) 22.1 ± 5.8 20.2 ± 8.3 0.30
Waist circumference (cm) 88.8 ± 18.8 96.3 ± 22.2 0.08
Hip circumference (cm) 106.5 ± 21.4 105.5 ± 18.2 0.81
Glucose (mmol/l) 5.4 ± 0.63 5.9 ± 1.2 0.01
Triglycerides (mmol/l) 1.3 ± 0.22 1.9 ± 0.38 0.001
Total Cholesterol (mmol/l) 4.7 ± 0.62 4.9 ± 1.0 0.27
LDL-Cholesterol (mmol/l) 3.6 ± 0.76 3.7 ± 1.0 0.51
HDL-Cholesterol (mmol/l) 0.86 ± 0.29 0.72 ± 0.26 0.01
C-Reactive Protein (ug/ml) 4.4 ± 0.11 7.5 ± 0.21 0.04
ANG II (ng/ml) 0.77 ± 0.15 0.99 ± 0.29 0.02
Leptin (ng/ml) 16.0 ± 2.2 25.6 ± 1.7 0.044
Adiponectin (ug/ml) 19.1 ± 1.2 14.8 ± 1.0 0.02
TNF-α (pg/ml) 4.6 ± 0.57 6.0 ± 0.75 0.045
aPAI (ng/ml) 14.6 ± 1.3 12.2 ± 2.8 0.08
Resistin (ng/ml) 15.2 ± 1.0 18.9 ± 1.2 0.04
Ca (mmol/l) 2.4 ± 0.23 2.3 ± 0.58 0.18
Pi (mmol/l) 1.2 ± 0.18 1.6 ± 0.34 <0.001

Note: Data presented as mean ± SD; P-value significant at < 0.05.

Alokail et al.

Alokail et al. BMC Cancer 2013 13:54   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-13-54

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