Table 3

Estimated ORs (95% CIs) per unit increment in (log10a ) hormone level

Serum (cases/controls)Bioavailable E2SHBGTotal E2DHEA-saProlactin
Allb2.240.582.222.611.76
(72/150)(1.02–5.30)(0.14–2.26)(0.85–6.17)(0.70–9.94)(0.02–43.9)
Premenopause2.301.003.572.401.01
(46/94)(0.85–6.78)(0.19–5.45)(1.07–13.4)(0.47–12.3)(0.02–47.4)
Postmenopause2.130.210.773.066.45
(26/56)(0.55–9.69)(0.02–1.88)(0.11–5.06)(0.34–30.7)(0.01–43.9)
  • a DHEA-s in original scale.

  • b Adjusted for menopausal status at blood drawing.