Table 1

Dietary antioxidant intakea of prostate cancer cases and controls

Dietary intake ofCases (n = 77)Controls (n = 183)Pb
Vitamin C, g/dayc116 (93–157)130 (92–170)0.29
Vitamin E, mg α-TE/dayc10 (9–13)11 (9–13)0.28
Vitamin A, IU/dayc7,588 (5,517–10,858)7,483 (5,752–10,655)0.97
β-Carotene, μg/dayc3,075 (1,912–4,892)3,099 (2,182–4,682)0.52
Lycopene, μg/dayc817 (488–1,353)1,120 (630–1,802)0.02
  • a Values adjusted for energy intake according to regression method of Willett and Stampfer (54) .

  • b Based on Wilcoxon’s rank-sum test.

  • c Median (interquartile range).