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Table 4 Risk factor for breast cancer

From: Is vegetarian diet associated with a lower risk of breast cancer in Taiwanese women?

  Breast cancer
Variable ORa 95% CI P value
Vegetarian diet
  < 12 months 1
  ≥ 12 months 0.42 (0.27–0.65) <0.001
Tobacco
 No 1
 Yes 1.41 (0.68–2.86) 0.364
Alcohol
 No 1
 Yes 0.92 (0.49–1.72) 0.794
Family history
 No 1
 Yes 0.76 (0.40–1.45) 0.399
BMI
  ≤ 23 kg/m2 1
  > 23 kg/m2 2.00 (1.28–3.13) 0.003
Primiparity
  ≤ 30 years 1
  > 30 years 2.38 (1.43–4.00) 0.001
Albumin
  ≤ 4 g/dl 1
  > 4 g/dl 0.30 (0.19–0.47) <0.001
Soy isoflavones intake
  ≤ 22 mg 1
  > 22 mg 0.37 (0.24–0.60) <0.001
Triglyceride
  ≤ 106 mg/dl 1
  > 106 mg/dl 0.90 (0.56–1.46) 0.684
Estradiol
  ≤ 56 pg/ml 1
  > 56 pg/ml 0.86 (0.46–1.61) 0.639
  1. a: estimates of logistic regression were adjusted for age, regular exercise; OR = odds ratio, CI = confidence interval; characters in parentheses indicate reference group