Table 2.

Changes in percent and absolute breast density over time in the five experimental groupsa

Baseline1 year2 years
Experimental groupsPercent densityAbsolute density (cm³)Percent densityAbsolute density (cm³)Percent densityAbsolute density (cm³)
Group 19.79 ± 4.35 (3.25–22.44)65.53 ± 59.43 (29.66–458.40)8.93 ± 3.48 (4.21–17.33)59.29 ± 40.72 (27.34–299.00)8.86 ± 3.52 (4.23–18.41)54.34 ± 20.11 (26.05–103.10)
Controln = 53n = 48n = 46
Group 210.98 ± 5.78 (2.97–30.35)64.39 ± 39.95 (23.87–254.20)10.34 ± 5.50 (3.79–33.79)60.48 ± 38.89 (20.45–243.10)9.65 ± 4.27 (4.25–27.30)60.57 ± 35.10 (22.29–196.20)
Ral 60 mgn = 53n = 41n = 38
Group 310.76 ± 4.63 (3.31–22.08)65.08 ± 34.47 (22.95–162.30)10.84 ± 5.49 (4.83–25.52)59.53 ± 30.32 (25.12–144.50)10.56 ± 5.47 (4.33–25.63)58.86 ± 27.93 (25.43–130.40)
Ral 30 mgn = 53n = 41n = 37
Group 410.91 ± 6.55 (4.20–31.99)56.35 ± 22.61 (16.91–121.30)11 ± 6.59 (4.70–30.44)58.87 ± 22.21 (24.41–104.30)10.90 ± 7.04 (4.43–31.87)57.60 ± 20.77 (18.64–116.10)
Lovaza 4 gn = 54n = 50n = 48
Group 510.13 ± 5.05 (4.19–30.32)63.81 ± 29.81 (19.53–165.66)10.23 ± 4.69 (4.29–27.52)60.93 ± 24.64 (21.55–149.40)9.67 ± 4.26 (3.74–25.95)58.53 ± 25.18 (21.36–133.90)
Lovaza 4 g + Ral 30 mgn = 53n = 45n = 44
  • aData represent mean ± SD.