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Table 2 Distribution of obesity-related indexes between the female breast-cancer case and control groups

From: Obesity, diabetes mellitus, and the risk of female breast cancer in Eastern China

Measurement Cases, n (%) Controls, n (%) χ2(df) P value
BMI     
<24.0 56 (45.5) 197 (53.4) 6.603 (2) 0.010
24. 0 to 28.0 42 (34.2) 134 (36.3)   
≥28.0 25 (20.3) 38 (10.3)   
WHR     
<0.85 89 (72.4) 270 (73.2) 0.121 (1) 0.727
≥0.85 34 (27.6) 99 (26.8)   
WC     
<80 57 (46.3) 219 (59.3) 7.255 (1) 0.007
≥80 66 (53.7) 150 (40.7)   
HC     
<100 63 (51.2) 208 (56.4) 1.169 (1) 0.280
≥100 60 (48.8) 161 (43.6)   
  1. Abbreviations: BMI. body mass index; df, degrees of freedom; HC. hip circumference; WC, waist circumference; WHR.: waist to hip ratio.