Table 6.

Geometric means (95% CI) of blood steroid sex hormones by CYP11Agenotypes among postmenopausal controls, the Shanghai Breast Cancer Study

Blood hormonesPresence of the 8 (TAAAA) allele
P value from t tests
No (N = 92)Yes (n = 23)
Testosterone (pg/ml)149.9 (130.3–174.2)141.2 (107.8–183.1)0.67
Estradiol (pg/ml)8.0 (6.8–9.5)5.9 (4.4–7.1)0.06
Estrone (pg/ml)16.0 (13.9–18.4)13.1 (9.7–17.6)0.22
Estrone-S (pg/ml)1261.4 (897.9–1772.2)1299.8 (735.1–2298.5)0.93
DHEA-S (ng/ml)566.8 (478.2–665.1)533.8 (437.0–645.5)0.66