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Time-lag estimate between dietary intake and breast cancer mortality in Japan.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17215198     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This study examines the relationship between the nutrient intake, including total dietary fiber (TDF) and fat, and the age-adjusted mortality from breast cancer (MBC) in Japanese females during the period from 1948 to 2000. The information for MBC in females was based on the data in Vital Statistics of Japan. Nutritional data were collected from the National Nutrition Survey reports. The data were analyzed by Pearson's correlation and a partial correlation, adjusting for the effect of reproductive factors. The time lag was estimated by measuring the strength of the linear relationship set up for a 0-35-year delay in mortality and statistically evaluated by comparing the correlation coefficients. The partial correlation analysis indicated that the individual intakes of total fat (r=0.688), animal protein (r=0.657), carbohydrate (r=-0.886), and plant protein (r=-0.770) were significantly (p<0.01) correlated with MBC. Each of these coefficients of correlation changed and reached a maximum value with increasing time lag. The estimated time lag values for the influence of fat, animal protein and TDF were 20-32 years, 19-31 years and 9-35 years, respectively. It is deduced from the results that the increased MBC in Japanese women is related to the long-term effect from the intake of a high-fat, high-animal protein and low-fiber diet typical in the western world.
Authors:
Emiko Harashima; Yasue Nakagawa; Gunpei Urata; Keisuke Tsuji; Masuo Shirataka; Yasuhiro Matsumura
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0964-7058     ISO Abbreviation:  Asia Pac J Clin Nutr     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-01-11     Completed Date:  2007-04-30     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9440304     Medline TA:  Asia Pac J Clin Nutr     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  193-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Faculty of Human Life Sciences, Jissen Women's University, 4-1-1 Osakaue, Hino-shi, Tokyo 191-8510, Japan. eharashi@univ.jissen.ac.jp
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Breast Neoplasms / diet therapy,  mortality*
Diet* / adverse effects,  trends
Dietary Fats / administration & dosage*
Dietary Fiber / administration & dosage*
Dietary Proteins / administration & dosage
Eating
Energy Intake / physiology
Female
Fertility / physiology*
Humans
Japan
Meat
Nutrition Surveys
Nutritional Status
Statistics, Nonparametric
Time Factors
Vegetables
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dietary Fats; 0/Dietary Proteins

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