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Table 1 Characteristics of epithelial ovarian cancer cases and controls

From: Vitamin D and VDR gene polymorphism (FokI) in epithelial ovarian cancer in Indian population

  Ovarian cases (n = 50) Controls (n = 50) p value*
Age in yr 47.9 ± 13.35 47.2 ± 12.4  
Menopausal status
Pre-menopausal 19 (38%) 20 (40%)  
Post-menopausal 31 (62%) 30 (60%)  
Subjects with positive family history of breast or ovarian cancer 3 1 0.50
Parity:
Nulliparous 4 1 0.18
1 4 4 0.13
2-3 29 36 0.14
≥ 4 13 9 0.23
History of use of oral contraceptives 4 6 0.37
Tubal ligation 11 5 0.08
  1. * by chi square test.