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Table 1 Number of cancer microarrays by gender and ethnicity

From: Analysing breast cancer microarrays from African Americans using shrinkage-based discriminant analysis

Cancer Gender Caucasians African Americans American Indians Asians Hispanics Others Unknown Total
Breast Female 310 20 6 3 4 4 1 348
  Male 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
  Total 315 20 6 3 4 4 1 353
Colon Female 140 8 2 0 0 0 0 150
  Male 125 11 4 1 0 0 0 141
  Unknown 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Total 266 19 6 1 0 0 0 292
Kidney Female 99 4 4 0 2 0 0 109
  Male 157 5 3 1 6 0 0 172
  Total 256 9 7 1 8 0 0 281
Lung Female 51 1 1 1 0 0 1 55
  Male 74 0 1 1 1 0 0 77
  Total 125 1 2 2 1 0 1 132
Ovary Female 188 5 0 4 1 0 1 199
Uterus Female 129 3 1 1 1 0 0 135
  1. The percentages of tumour samples from African-American women were 5.7 per cent, 5.3 per cent, 3.7 per cent, 1.8 per cent, 2.5 per cent and 2.2 per cent for breast, colon, kidney, lung, ovary and uterus, respectively, while the percentages of tumour samples from Caucasian women were 89.1 per cent, 93.3 per cent, 90.8 per cent, 92.7 per cent, 94.5 per cent and 95.6 per cent for breast, colon, kidney, lung, ovary and uterus, respectively