Table 4.

Estradiol and testosterone by physical activity and body size among participants in late transition

BMI (kg/m2)Physical activity level
Most activeMiddle tertileLeast active
Estradiol (pg/mL), Pinteraction term = 0.06
30+32.2 (23.8, 43.4)28.4 (20.6, 39.3)34.4 (26.6, 44.4)
25-29.919.2 (8.1, 45.1)21.2 (12.4, 36.3)96.7 (42.3, 221.3)
<2524.4 (15.7, 37.8)30.4 (21.8, 42.5)29.5 (16.9, 51.8)
Testosterone (ng/dL), Pinteraction term = 0.0001
30+5.9 (3.6, 9.5)8.9 (5.7, 13.8)23.8 (19.0, 29.8)
25-29.916.9 (9.9, 29.0)12.9 (7.3, 22.9)19.2 (9.9, 37.1)
<2511.4 (6.6, 19.5)12.1 (8.2, 17.7)12.8 (10.0, 16.4)
  • NOTE: Data from 98 observations contributed from 92 women. Geometric means and 95% confidence intervals from bivariate regression models that included up to four assessments per participant.