Table 1.

Characteristics of patient samples (N = 99)

CharacteristicsOutcome mean, no. (%)
Average age in years (range)46 (29-64)
Race
    Caucasian86 (87)
    African American10 (10)
    Ashkenazi Jewish3 (3)
Menopausal status
    Postmenopausal25 (25)
    Pre/Perimenopausal74 (74)
Hormone replacement use
    Current4 (4)
    Ever use13 (13)
    Never use82 (82)
Prior abnormal biopsies (total)32 (32)
    Lobular carcinoma in situ4 (4)
    Ductal carcinoma in situ12 (13)
    Atypical ductal hyperplasia16 (16)
Known BRCA1 mutation carrier3 (3)
Known BRCA2 mutation carrier1 (1)