Table 1.

Age- and energy-adjusted ORs and 95% CIs stratified by menopausal status for the association between fruit and vegetable intake in relation to breast cancer incidence, LIBCSP, 1996–1997

Premenopausal
Postmenopausal
Cases (n)Controls (n)OR (95% CI)Cases (n)Controls (n)OR (95% CI)
Any fruits, fruit juices, and vegetables*
    0–181111351.001951691.00
    19–26941131.02 (0.70–1.49)2111731.06 (0.79–1.41)
    27–34100921.35 (0.91–1.99)1981790.93 (0.69–1.25)
    35–4678801.23 (0.80–1.88)1952290.71 (0.53–0.96)
    47+74671.36 (0.86–2.15)1782030.72 (0.53–0.99)
P for trend0.33<0.01
Any fruits and fruit juices*
    0–71421431.001771701.00
    8–12881070.79 (0.55–1.15)2191901.09 (0.82–1.45)
    13–17961030.92 (0.63–1.34)1941870.96 (0.72–1.29)
    18–2475731.01 (0.67–1.53)1971841.00 (0.74–1.34)
    25+56610.85 (0.54–1.35)1902210.79 (0.59–1.07)
P for trend0.640.10
Citrus fruits*
    0–11381361.001991931.00
    2–41031300.77 (0.54–1.09)2052040.98 (0.74–1.29)
    5–782840.95 (0.64–1.40)2041841.06 (0.79–1.40)
    8–1189781.07 (0.72–1.59)2042040.94 (0.71–1.25)
    12+45590.73 (0.45–1.17)1551600.93 (0.68–1.26)
P for trend0.870.80
Any vegetables*
    0–91081271.002441961.00
    10–1392981.11 (0.75–1.65)1891640.92 (0.69–1.21)
    14–1772950.93 (0.62–1.41)1741750.78 (0.59–1.05)
    18–2496851.32 (0.87–1.98)2062160.76 (0.57–1.10)
    25+88761.41 (0.92–2.17)1511880.63 (0.46–0.86)
P for trend0.09<0.01
Leafy vegetables*
    0–21611691.003452981.00
    3–4731000.79 (0.54–1.14)2121841.00 (0.77–1.28)
    5–671810.91 (0.62–1.34)1441400.92 (0.69–1.21)
    7–862531.26 (0.82–1.95)1201290.81 (0.60–1.09)
    9+89781.16 (0.79–1.70)1401870.66 (0.50–0.86)
P for trend0.580.03
Yellow vegetables*
    0–51431501.002682461.00
    6–753850.64 (0.42–0.97)1621131.32 (0.97–1.78)
    8–11991030.98 (0.68–1.43)2281961.08 (0.83–1.40)
    12–1688761.20 (0.81–1.79)1512010.68 (0.52–0.91)
    17+74731.06 (0.70–1.62)1681970.78 (0.58–1.03)
P for trend0.28<0.01
Cruciferous vegetables*
    0–11281541.003052911.00
    21151211.18 (0.83–1.68)2331961.15 (0.90–1.48)
    348531.06 (0.66–1.67)1091070.99 (0.72–1.36)
    4–563810.93 (0.61–1.40)1671620.99 (0.75–1.30)
    6+102721.76 (1.18–2.61)1471810.80 (0.60–1.05)
P for trend0.030.12
  • * In 0.5 cup servings per week.

  • P for trend for the continuous variable.