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Table 2 Personal and clinical characteristics of patients carrying or not BRCA1/2 mutations

From: Clinical and pathological features of BRCA1/2 tumors in a sample of high-risk Moroccan breast cancer patients

Variable BRCA1/2+ BRCA1/2 p value
Family history    
 No 1(9.1 %) 5 (17.2 %) 0.66
 Yes 10 (90.9 %) 24 (82.8 %)  
Mean age at diagnosis (years) 37.90 (SD = 6.67) 44.48 (SD = 9.74) 0.05
Mean age at menarche (years) 13.08 (SD = 1.60) 14.24 (SD = 1.62) 0.05
Mean age at first delivery (years) 25.15 (SD = 5.76) 25.57 (SD = 6.60) 0.88
Mean age at menopause (years) 47.50 (SD = 0.70) 48.66 (SD = 5.60) 0.79
Breastfeeding
 No 4 (36.4 %) 12 (41.4 %) 1.00
 Yes 7 (63.6 %) 17 (58.6 %)  
Average duration of breastfeeding (months) 8.71 (SD = 5.40) 19.35 (SD = 12.92) 0.05
Oral contraceptive use
 No 6 (54.5 %) 11 (37.9 %) 0.48
 Yes 5 (45.5 %) 18 (62.1 %)  
Parity
 Nulliparous 4 (36.4 %) 10 (34.5 %) 1.00
 Parous 7 (63.6 %) 19 (65.5 %)  
Tumor localization
 Unilateral 10 (90.9 %) 28 (96.6 %) 1.00
 Bilateral 1 (9.1 %) 1 (3.4 %)  
  1. Values in Italic are statistically significant (p value ≤ 0.05)