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Table 3 Association of religion with histological type, TNM stage and lymph node status [Percentage distribution]

From: Clinico-morphological patterns of breast cancer including family history in a New Delhi hospital, India-A cross-sectional study

Characteristics/Religion Hindu Muslim Christian
Histological type [N = 569] % % %
IDC 88.7 84.1 86.7
ILC 3.2 6.8 6.7
Others 8.0 9.1 6.7
TNM stage [N = 369]    
I 1.3 0.0 4.3
IIa 12.3 13.8 8.7
IIb 16.0 10.3 26.1
IIIa 27.4 24.1 26.1
IIIb 34.9 44.8 30.4
IV 8.2 6.8 4.3
Lymphnode status [N = 369]    
Present 79.2 79.3 91.3
Absent 20.8 20.7 8.7
  1. Percentages are against the total number of cases seen in each religion.