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Table 4 Multivariate multinomial regression analysis of risk factors for benign breast disease and breast cancer in relation to controls

From: Association of hyperlipidemia with breast cancer in Bangladeshi women

Variable Categories Benign Breast Disease P value Breast cancer P-value
AOR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Age (years) ≥ 50 1.10 (0.41–2.95) 0.846 1.88 (0.41–8.58) 0.412
<  50 Ref   Ref  
Menarche age (years) <  12 1.29 (0.35–4.69) 0.702 0.43 (0.06–3.26) 0.415
≥ 12 Ref   Ref  
Menopause age (years) >  46 0.83 (0.31–2.19) 0.706 1.42 (0.33–6.09) 0.640
≤ 46 Ref   Ref  
BMI (kg/m2) ≥ 23 1.29 (0.49–3.39) 0.594 53.65 (5.70–504.73) < 0.001
18.5- < 23 Ref   Ref  
Total cholesterol (mg/ dL) ≥ 200 0.97 (0.29–3.24) 0.967 16.05 (3.13–82.29) 0.001
< 200 Ref   Ref  
Low density lipoprotein (mg/ dL) ≥ 130 0.96 (0.34–2.67) 0.936 3.015 (0.63–14.51) 0.169
<  130 Ref   Ref  
High-density lipoprotein (mg/ dL) <  40 0.81 (0.28–2.34) 0.698 5.01 (0.98–25.52) 0.053
≥ 40 Ref   Ref  
Triglyceride (mg/ dL) ≥ 150 1.21 (0.35–4.18) 0.758 1.63 (0.32–8.19) 0.552
<  150 Ref   Ref  
  1. Data expressed as n(%) and mean ± SD where appropriate; AOR Adjusted Odds Ratio
  2. *P-value significant at < 0.05 level in comparison to control and benign breast disease