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Table 2 Tumor characteristics of breast cancer cases according to mammographic breast density among women in Karachi Pakistan (n = 178)

From: Factors associated with mammographic breast density among women in Karachi Pakistan

Hormonal receptor (IHC) Fatty/fibroglandular (n = 178) Heterogeneously dense (n = 198) Dense (n = 101) p value*
n (%) n (%) n (%)
ER     0.428
Positive 41 (65.1) 59 (73.8) 22 (75.9)  
Negative 22 (34.9) 21 (26.3) 7 (24.1)  
PR     0.164
Positive 37 (58.7) 59 (73.8) 19 (65.5)  
Negative 26 (41.3) 21 (26.3) 10 (34.5)  
Her2     0.65
Positive 10 (17.5) 16 (23.2) 7 (25.0)  
Negative 47 (82.5) 53 (76.8) 21 (75.0)  
TNBC     0.113
TNBC 17 (27) 11 (14.1) 4 (13.8)  
Non-TNBC 46 (73) 67 (85.9) 25 (86.2)  
  1. BI-RADS: Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (fatty and scattered glandular dense = categories A and B, heterogeneously dense = C, dense = D); TN: triple-negative; ER: estrogen receptor; PR: progesterone receptor; HER2: human epidermal growth factor 2; chi-square test*