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Table 5 Adjusted Odds Ratios (95% CI) for factors associated with mammographic breast density among women in Karachi, Pakistan

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

Category Heterogeneously dense MBD Dense MBD
Variables AOR 95% CI AOR 95% CI
Age (years)     
 < 45 2.68 1.60, 4.49 4.83 2.54, 9.16
 > 45 Ref   Ref  
History of benign breast disease     
Yes 1.90 1.14, 3.17 3.61 1.90, 6.86
No Ref   Ref  
BMI* 0.94 0.90, 0.99 0.81 0.76, 0.87
  1. Ref is fatty/fibroglandular category. BI-RADS: Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (fatty and scattered glandular dense = categories A and B, heterogeneously dense = C, dense = D)
  2. AOR, adjusted odds ratio; 95% CI, 95% confidence interval; *mean (SD)
  3. AORs adjusted for socioeconomic status, vitamin D, parity, diet, menopausal status/age at menopause, age at first birth, family history of breast cancer, exercise, and case–control status of women