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Table 1 demographic characteristic of patients

From: The comparison of the effect of flaxseed oil and vitamin E on mastalgia and nodularity of breast fibrocystic: a randomized double-blind clinical trial

Variable Flaxseed oil(n)(%) Vitamin E(n) P valuea
Age (year)
 ≤25 4 (7.84) 5 (10.2) 0.84
 26–35 22 (43.13) 16 (32.65)
 ≥35 25 (49.01) 28 (57.14)
Marriage
 single 9 (17.64) 10 (20.4) 0.72
 married 42 (82.35) 39 (79.59)
History of breast problems
 Cancer (family) 1 (1.96) 0 (0) 0.32
 Trauma 1 (1.96) 0 (0) 0.32
 biopsy 2 (3.92) 0 (0) 0.16
 surgery 3 (5.88) 3 (6.1) 0.96
Number of pregnancy and lactation
 0 10 (19.6) 12 (24.4) 0.56
 1 16 (31.3) 13 (26.5)
 2 19 (37.2) 22 (44.8)
 3 5 (9.8) 2 (4.08)
 4 1 (1.9) 0 (0)
Duration of marriage(y)
 ≤10 27 23 0.75
 11–20 15 16
 21–30 8 8
 ≥30 1 2
  1. a chi-square test