Table 2.

OR and corresponding 95% CI according to intake of flavonoids in strata of menopausal status, body mass index, and parity (Italy, 1991-1994)

FlavonoidsOR*, (95% CI)
Menopausal status
Body mass index (kg/m2)
Number of births
Pre/Peri (987/842)Post (1,579/1,746)<25 (1,399/1,353)≥25 (1,170/1,235)0-1 (998/884)≥2 (1,571/1,704)
Flavanones0.98 (0.85-1.13)0.93 (0.82-1.05)0.90 (0.79-1.02)0.99 (0.87-1.12)0.87 (0.75-1.02)0.99 (0.89-1.11)
Flavan-3-ols0.94 (0.85-1.05)0.92 (0.84-1.00)0.94 (0.86-1.03)0.94 (0.85-1.04)0.94 (0.84-1.06)0.93 (0.86-1.01)
Flavonols0.90 (0.80-1.02)0.97 (0.89-1.05)0.92 (0.83-1.01)0.98 (0.89-1.08)0.96 (0.86-1.07)0.93 (0.85-1.02)
Flavones0.87 (0.76-0.99)0.90 (0.81-1.00)0.93 (0.83-1.04)0.87 (0.77-0.98)0.90 (0.79-1.03)0.88 (0.79-0.98)
Anthocyanidins1.14 (1.00-1.31)1.04 (0.93-1.17)1.06 (0.95-1.20)1.10 (0.97-1.25)1.09 (0.95-1.26)1.08 (0.97-1.20)
Isoflavones1.01 (0.90-1.15)0.96 (0.88-1.03)0.96 (0.89-1.04)1.00 (0.89-1.11)1.05 (0.93-1.19)0.93 (0.85-1.01)
  • * Estimated using multiple logistic regression models, adjusted for age, study center, education, parity, alcohol consumption, and nonalcohol energy intake.

  • OR for a difference in intake equal to the difference between the upper cutpoints of the fourth and that of the first quintile.

  • Cases/controls.