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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of study participants

From: High mammographic density in women is associated with protumor inflammation

Selected characteristics Number or mean
Age at surgery date Mean 46 years
(range, 31–64 years)
BI-RADS category
 4 3
 3 4
 2 5
 1 3
Risk factors
(some women had > 1 risk factor)
 Strong family history 11
 BRCA1+ 3
 BRCA 2+ 5
 Past history of BC or DCIS 10
Menopausal status
 Premenopausal 9
 Perimenopausal 1
 Postmenopausal 5
Parity
 Parous 11
 Nulliparous 4
  1. Abbreviations: BI-RADS Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System, BC Breast cancer, DCIS Ductal carcinoma in situ
  2. BI-RADS score 1 = predominantly fat, 2 = scattered fibroglandular densities, 3 = heterogeneously dense, 4 = extremely dense