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Table 1 Summary of number patients and studies

From: Seventeen years after BRCA1: what is the BRCA mutation status of the breast cancer patients in Africa? – a systematic review

Study Total Pt Family Hx Young Control BRCA1 BRCA2
   SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA    
Yawitch 206 11 0 0 00 0
Gao 70 1 70 0 2 1
Fackenthal 39 1 39 74 1 0
Zhang B 365 UNSELECTED 177 1  
Masri 20 4     1
Awadelkarim 35 (1Male) 34 0 2 3
Zhang J 352      
Stoppa Lyonnet NI 1    1  
Van der Merwe 16 16     
TOTAL 752      
   NORTH AFRICA    
Balci 33 33 (3 Male) 0 0 0 0
Ozdag 50(10 Male) 13 27 0   
Yazici 105 53 52 0 7 2
Urhammer 64 13 51    
Troudi 36 36     
Cherbal 86      
Mahfoudh et al. (2011) 24     4  
TOTAL 398      
GRAND TOTAL 1150