Table 3: Comparison of most significant quantitative threshold values for proliferative indices of Libyan, Nigerian, Finnish, and Saudi Arabian female breast cancer patients.

CountryNo. of PatientsSMI mitoses MAI mitoses 10 HPF

Libya13019 and 4415 and 58
Nigeria*30017 and 9210 and 92
Finland°36417 and 3213 and 35
Saudi Arabia 87413

Ikpatt et al. 2002 [6], Kronqvist et al. 1998 [9], Buhmeida et al. 2011 [13].