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Table 3 Clinicopathological characteristics of the 45 breast cancer patients.

From: Transcriptomics profiling study of breast cancer from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia revealed altered expression of Adiponectin and Fatty Acid Binding Protein4: Is lipid metabolism associated with breast cancer?

Characteristics N %
Sex   
Female 45 100
Age   
≤ 50 32 71
≥50 13 29
Age, mean (range) years 48 (27-80)  
BMI (Kg/m2)   
Obese (≥30 Kg/m2) 25 56
Over weight (≥25-29.9 Kg/m2) 8 18
Normal weight (≥18- 24.9 Kg/m2) 10 22
Under weight (≤18 Kg/m2) 2 4
Site   
Right 25 56
Left 18 40
NA 2 4
Histological type   
IDC 34 76
ILC 5 11
Mixed 2 4
Others 2 4
NA 2 4
Tumor size: mean (sd) (cm) 3.1 (±1.4)  
Grade   
1 4 9
2 17 38
3 17 38
NA 7 16
pN   
Negative 19 42
Positive 23 51
NA 3 7
LI   
Negative 17 38
Positive 19 42
NA 9 20
ER (IHC)   
Negative 19 42
Positive 19 42
NA 7 16
PR (IHC)   
Negative 27 60
Positive 11 24
NA 7 16
HER2 (IHC)   
Negative 24 53
Positive 14 31
NA 7 16
TNRS   
Yes 11 24
No 34 76
  1. N: number of cases; BMI: Body Mass Index; NA: information not available; IDC: invasive ductal carcinoma; ILC: invasive lobular carcinoma; pN: pathological lymph node involvement; LI: lymphatic invasion; ER: estrogen receptor; IHC: immunohistochemistry; PR: progesterone receptor; TNRS: Triple-negative receptor status