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Table 3 Association between obesity-related indexes and female breast cancer in patients with different menopausal status

From: Obesity, diabetes mellitus, and the risk of female breast cancer in Eastern China

Measurement Menopausal statusa Cases n (%) Controls n (%) χ2(df) P value
BMI      
<24.0 0 28 (47.4) 100 (53.2) 0.752 (2) 0.687
24.0 to 28.0   24 (40.7) 71 (37.8)   
≥28.0   7 (11.9) 17 (9.0)   
<24.0 1 28 (43.8) 97 (53.6) 9.645 (2) 0.008
24.0 to 28.0   18 (28.1) 63 (34.8)   
≥28.0   18 (28.1) 21 (11.6)   
WHR      
<0.85 0 44 (74.6) 150 (79.8) 0.724 (1) 0.395
≥0.85   15 (25.4) 38 (20.2)   
<0.85 1 45 (70.3) 120 (66.3) 0.346 (1) 0.556
≥0.85   19 (29.7) 61 (33.7)   
WC      
<80 0 30 (50.8) 125 (66.5) 4.701 (1) 0.030
≥80   29 (49.2) 63 (33.5)   
<80 1 27 (42.2) 94 (51.9) 1.797 (1) 0.180
≥80   37 (57.8) 87 (48.1)   
HC      
<100 0 36 (61.0) 112 (59.6) 0.039 (1) 0.844
≥100   23 (39.0) 76 (40.4)   
<100 1 27 (42.2) 96 (53.0) 2.227 (1) 0.136
≥100   37 (57.8) 85 (47.0)   
  1. Abbreviations: BMI, body mass index; df, degrees of freedom; HC, hip circumference; WC, waist circumference; WHR, waist to hip ratio.
  2. aMenopausal status: 0, pre-menopausal status; 1, post-menopausal status.