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Table 1 Participants Descriptive Characteristics by Case-Control Status, PROMEN Study, 1996-2001

From: Urinary estrogen metabolites and prostate cancer: a case-control study and meta-analysis

   Prostate Cancer
   Control Case two-tails
   n % n % p-value
   110 80.88 26 19.12  
Age
  50-59 31 28.20 7 26.90  
  60-69 40 36.40 9 34.60  
  70-79 39 35.50 10 38.50  
       0,902
Race
  Black 4 3.60 1   
  White 106 96.0 25   
       1.000
Years of Education
  8-13 66 60.00 16 61.50  
  14-18 44 40.00 10 38.50  
       1.00
BMI
  ≤ 25 25 22.90 6 23.10  
  25-30 55 50.50 11 42.30  
  ≥ 30 29 26.60 9 34.60  
       0.683
Waist circumference
  ≤ 97,50 56 51.40 10 38.50  
  > 97,50 53 48.60 16 61.50  
       0.279
Hip circumference
  ≤ 102,50 56 51.40 12 46.20  
  > 102,50 53 48.60 14 53.80  
       0.668
Waist to hip ratio
  ≤ 0,95 55 50.50 14 56.00  
  > 0,95 54 49.50 11 44.00  
       0.662
  1. *BMI: body mass index expressed as weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters (kg/m2)