Table 4

Association between combined score of one-carbon metabolism related nutrients intake and disease progression in breast cancer patients stratified by selected characteristics
Combined score No. of total No. of events HR (95%CI)a
Hormone statusb
ER + and/or PR+ Low (0) 211 29 1.00
Medium (1–2) 202 16 0.54 (0.29-1.02)
High (3) 285 29 0.72 (0.37-1.43)
Ptrend 0.29
ER–/PR– Low (0) 87 15 1.00
Medium (1–2) 82 19 2.02 (0.96-4.27)
High (3) 95 30 3.84 (1.70-8.71)
Ptrend 0.001

Abbreviation: ER, estrogen receptor; PR, progesterone receptor.

a Adjusted for age, education, recruited site, TNM stage, hormone status, nuclear grade and total calorie.

bP for interaction = 0.018.

Lee et al.

Lee et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:59   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-59

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