Table 5.

Percent of energy at diagnosis and breast cancer mortality

All women (N = 603)
Premenopausal (n = 235)
Postmenopausal (n = 368)
RR*95% CIP valueRR*95% CIP valueRR*95% CIP value
Percent energy from:
Fat1.020.99-1.04ns1.020.99-1.07ns1.000.96-1.04ns
Protein0.870.82-0.93<0.00010.810.73-0.90<0.00010.910.84-0.990.03
Carbohydrate w/o alcohol1.000.99-1.03ns1.000.97-1.04ns1.020.99-1.05ns
Alcohol0.990.94-1.04ns0.960.90-1.04ns1.000.93-1.07ns
Sweets1.051.03-1.08<0.00011.081.03-1.130.0021.041.01-1.080.01
  • * Adjusted for age, stage at diagnosis, and total caloric intake. RR is for each 1% increase.

  • Two-sided. ns = not significant, or >0.1.