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Table 3 Dietary patterns and breast cancer risk

From: Is vegetarian diet associated with a lower risk of breast cancer in Taiwanese women?

  Breast cancer
  Univariate analysis Multivariate analysisa
Dietary pattern OR 95% CI P value OR 95% CI P value
Meat (nil)    <0.001    <0.001
 1 time/day 1.85 (1.47–2.33)   2.25 (1.69–2.98)  
Processed meat (nil)    0.052    0.006
 1 time/day 1.22 (1.00–1.49)   1.56 (1.14–2.13)  
Fruit/Vegetables/Soybean (nil)    0.834    0.909
 1 time/day 0.98 (0.83–1.25)   1.01 (0.82–1.26)  
Dessert/sugar (nil)    0.490    0.403
 1 time/day 0.93 (0.78–1.12)   0.90 (0.71–1.14)  
Fermented food (nil)    0.803    0.850
 1 time/day 0.98 (0.81–1.17)   0.98 (0.76–1.25)  
  1. Characters in parentheses indicate reference group; a: estimates of logistic regression were adjusted for age, body mass index, albumin, triglyceride, total cholesterol, estradiol, smoke, alcohol, family history of breast cancer; OR = odds ratio, CI = confidence interval