Table 2

Mean, SD, median, and range of serum follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) levels among postmenopausal epithelial ovarian cancer cases and controls

Serum FSH, mIU/mlCasesControlsPa
NYUWHS
n5096
 Mean (SD)47.0 (19.1)44.3 (14.1)0.57
 Median (range)42.8 (18.3–101.2)45.4 (13.5–86.9)
NSHDS
n2955
 Mean (SD)48.1 (15.6)42.6 (17.0)0.13
 Median (range)47.6 (17.4–92.0)41.2 (17.3–109.5)
ORDET
n917
 Mean (SD)44.0 (19.9)40.7 (13.5)0.92
 Median (range)43.7 (13.8–78.5)41.1 (19.7–82.8)
Total
n88168
 Mean (SD)47.1 (18.0)43.4 (15.0)0.17
 Median (range)44.0 (13.8–101.2)42.1 (13.5–109.5)
  • a Mixed-effect linear regression model (after natural log-transformation).