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Table 1 Patient demographic characteristics

From: Damage effect of high-intensity focused ultrasound on breast cancer tissues and their vascularities

  Control group (n = 25) HIFU group (n = 25) p value
Age: mean (range) 45 years (25~65) 48 years (22~63) p = NS
Urban/rural resident
 Urban resident 17 (68.0 %) 16 (64.0 %) p = NS
 Rural resident 8 (32.0 %) 9 (36.0 %)  
Menopausal status: n (%)
 Premenopausal 5 (20.0 %) 4 (16.0 %) p = NS
 Peri-menopausal 4 (16.0 %) 5 (20.0 %)  
 Postmenopausal 16 (64.0 %) 16 (64.0 %)  
Familial history of breast cancer: n (%)
 No family history 16 (64 %) 17 (68.0 %) p = NS
 First degree relative with breast cancer 6 (24 %) 5 (20.0 %)  
 Not reported 3 (12 %) 3 (12 %)  
Prior history of cancer: n (%)
 Yes 2 (8.0 %) 3 (12.0 %) p = NS
 No 17 (68.0 %) 17 (68.0 %)  
 Not reported 6 (24.0 %) 5 (20.0 %)  
  1. NS nonsignificant