Table 2.

General characteristics of the study population and among women with and without information on BMI

FactorsAll women
With BMI information
Without BMI information
Controls (n = 1,391), MedianCases (n = 475), MedianControls (n = 699), MedianCases (n = 226), MedianControls (n = 692), MedianCases (n = 249), Median
Nutritional (per day)
    Total energy intake (kcal)1,5641,696*1,6801,8261,4981,598
    Total protein (%)14.516.3*16.919.1*17.916.6*
    Total fat (%)27.926.5*28.426.6*27.626.5*
    Saturated fat (%)11.310.610.710.711.210.4
    Monounsaturated fat (%)9.39.09.49.39.38.9
    Polyunsaturated fat (%)3.12.3*3.02.9*3.22.3*
    Carbohydrates (%)56.658.6*57.358.8*56.258.6*
    Sucrose (%)6.77.8*7.17.9*6.57.6*
    Fructose (%)7.07.6*7.08.17.07.1*
    Lactose (%)6.36.05.86.16.66.0
    Starch (%)14.413.6*13.112.615.214.0
    Glucose (%)6.36.86.17.16.46.2*
    Insoluble dietary fiber (g)22.215.8*17.915.8*22.615.8*
Reproductive
    Parity (live birth)43*43*43*
    Breast-feeding (mo)2416*2416*2715*
    Age (y)4953*45535353
    BMI (kg/m2)26.726.5
  • * P < 0.05 (Mann-Whitney test).

  • Median intake, % of energy.