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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study population (n= 46980)

From: Dietary intake of fatty acids and risk of pancreatic cancer: Golestan cohort study

Characteristics Case N= 76 N (%) Control N= 46904 N (%) P-value
Gender
 Female 35(46.1%) 27342 (58.3%) 0.03*
 Male 41(53.9%) 19562 (41.7%)
Ethnicity
 Turkmen 63(83.9%) 34634 (73.8%) 0.07
 Non-Turkmen 13(17.1%) 12270 (26.2%)
Residence
 Rural 64(84.2%) 37013(78.9%) 0.25
 Urban 12 (15.8%) 9891(21.1%)
Education
 No formal education 57(75%) 32760 (69.8%) 0.40
 Educated 19(80.3%) 14144 (30.2%)
Marital Status
 Married 15(19.7%) 41273 (88.2%) 0.03*
 Single 12(23.5%) 5546 (11.8%)
Physical Activity
 Low 34(44.7%) 16311 (34.9%) 0.02*
 Moderate 28(36.8%) 14825 (31.7%)
 Severe 14(18.4%) 15662 (33.5%)
Wealth score
 Low 32(42.1%) 16368(34.9%) 0.420
 Moderate 21(27.6%) 14599(31.1%)
 High 23(30.3%) 15937(34.0%)
Smoker
 No 53(69.7%) 39019 (83.2%) 0.002*
 Yes 23(30.3%) 7885 (16.8%)
Opium user
 No 58(76.3%) 39173 (83.5%) 0.09
 Yes 18(23.7%) 7731 (16.5%)
Alcohol user
 No 71(93.4%) 45317 (96.6%) 0.12
 Yes 5(6.6%) 1587 (3.4%)
Family history of cancer
 No 49(64.5%) 32383(69.0%) 0.39
 Yes 27(35.5%) 14521(31.0%)
History of Diabetes
 No 73(96.1%) 43688(93.1%) 0.49
 Yes 3(3.9%) 3216(6.9%)
  Mean ± SD P-value
Age (y) 58.11 ± 9.49 51.83 ± 8.80 <0.001*
Body Mass Index (BMI) 25.38 ± 5.22 26.73 ± 5.39 0.03*
  Median (percentile 25, 75) P-value
Total Energy Intake 2133(1610,2618) 2123(1774,2486) 0.94
Total Fat Intake 73.41(57.92,91.32) 73.57(60.03,88.01) 0.86
Total Protein Intake 69(57,93) 73 (60,88) 0.61
Total Carbohydrate Intake 310(225,362) 303(245,358) 0.96
  1. Data are presented as frequency (percentage) for categorical variables or Mean ± SD or Median (percentile 25, 75) for continues variables.
  2. *Significant difference between two groups (P<0.05)