Table 2.

Partial Spearman correlations between endogenous hormones, mammographic density, and BMI (Nurses' Health Study)

BMI
rP
Hormones
    Estrone0.34<0.0001
    Estradiol0.45<0.0001
    Free estradiol0.52<0.0001
    Non-SHBG–bound estradiol0.54<0.0001
    Estrone sulfate0.29<0.0001
    DHEA−0.030.57
    DHEA sulfate0.010.79
    Testosterone0.020.64
    Free testosterone0.24<0.0001
    Androstenedione0.070.10
    SHBG−0.40<0.0001
    Progesterone−0.070.14
    Prolactin0.0050.93
Mammographic density
    Percent density−0.51<0.0001
    Absolute density−0.26<0.0001
  • NOTE: Data are adjusted for age at blood draw and laboratory batch.