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Table 2 Characteristics of urban and rural patients with initial breast cancer [n(%)]

From: Cardiovascular characteristics of patients initially diagnosed breast cancer

Characteristics Urban group (n = 338) Rural group (n = 262) T/χ2 p
Age 52.59 ± 11.13 49.94 ± 9.92 3.027 0.003
Postmenopausal 180 (53.25) 116 (44.27) 4.761 0.029
Overweight/obesity 131 (38.76) 117 (44.66) 2.118 0.146
Type 2 diabetes 33 (9.76) 18(6.87) 1.588 0.208
Hypertension 137 (40.53) 90(34.35) 2.398 0.122
Hyperlipidemia 63 (18.64) 53 (20.23) 0.239 0.625
LP (a)    0.183 0.669
 ≤ 500 mg/L 303 (89.64) 232 (88.55)   
 > 500 mg/L 35 (10.36) 30 (11.45)   
Hyperuricemia 9 (2.66) 6 (2.29) 0.084 0.772
Axillary lymph node metastasis 140 (41.42) 122 (46.56) 3.050 0.081
Missing 27 (Of the total) 30 (Of the total)   
  1. BMI Body Mass Index, LP (a) Lipoprotein (a)