Skip to main content

Table 2 Association between breast Tanner stage and age, BMI, BCRS, and OS principal component scores

From: Non-invasive optical spectroscopic monitoring of breast development during puberty

  Breast Tanner stage  
Predictor 1 2 3 4  
  Mean Mean Mean Mean P value
 Age 11.05 11.19 12.32 13.58 <0.01
 BMI 16.50 17.31 18.90 19.70 <0.01
 BCRS 1.70 2.04 1.80 1.88 0.23
 PC1 0.190 0.001 0.102 −0.368 0.26
 PC2 0.33 0.31 −0.23 −0.41 <0.01
 PC3 −0.62 0.11 0.15 0.10 <0.01
 PC4 0..04 −0.04 −0.03 0.14 0.84
 PC5 −0.07 −0.08 0.01 0.22 0.60
 PC6 −0.34 −0.27 0.28 0.24 <0.01
 PC7 −0.23 −0.20 0.20 0.24 0.06
 PC8 −0.12 0.05 −0.01 0.25 0.60
  1. BMI body mass index, BCRS breast cancer risk score, PC principal component, OS optical spectroscopy