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Table 1 Arsenic and zinc concentration in each quartiles

From: Serum concentration of selected macro- and microelements and their correlation with the risk of breast and ovarian cancer among BRCA1 mutation carriers

As (µg/l) Cases (n=99) Controls (n=198) OR p-value
1,14 – 3,64[ 20(20,2%) 53(26,8%) 1,000 -
[3,64 – 4,51[ 29(29,3%) 45(22,7%) 1,708 0.0098
[4,51 – 5,70[ 24(24,2%) 51(25,7%) 1,247 0.00719
[5,70 – 57,66 26(26,3%) 49(24,7%) 1,406 0.04843
Zn (µg/l) Cases (n=99) Controls (n=198) OR p-value
218,89 – 692,48[ 31(31,3%) 43(21,7%) 1,000 -
[692,48 – 756,01[ 18(18,2%) 56(28,3%) 0,446 0.02709
[756,01 – 838,00[ 24(24,2%) 50(25,3%) 0,666 0.07447
[838,00 – 1911,15 26(26,3%) 49(24,7%) 0,736 0.13030