Table 2

Summary of cellular markers by menstrual status at baseline DL

By woman (n = 85)
Premonopausal (n = 44)Postmenopausal (n = 41)
Follicular (n = 24)Luteal (n = 20)
Median (IQ range)Median (IQ range)Median (IQ range)
ER LI25 (18-38)17 (13-29)25 (19-34)
Ki-67 LI0.14 (0.04-1.07)0.17 (0.04-0.58)0.11 (0-0.50)
COX-2 LI44 (29-53)44 (21-49)37 (30-60)
Cell no.21,782 (13,782-36,816)11,635 (6,796-23,074)12,087 (6,518-22,713)
n (%)n (%)n (%)
Cytology
 ICMD1 (4)0 (0)2 (5)
 Benign10 (42)11 (55)27 (66)
 Atypia13 (54)9 (45)12 (29)
By duct (n = 209)
Premonopausal (n = 120)Postmenopausal (n = 89)
Follicular (n = 71)Luteal (n = 49)
Median (IQ range)Median (IQ range)Median (IQ range)
ER LI24 (16-35)17 (10-25)25 (17-34)
Ki-67 LI0.09 (0-0.97)0.09 (0-0.66)0.10 (0-0.47)
COX-2 LI40 (28-56)34 (18-46)40 (28-60)
Cell no.6,531 (4,831-11,599)4,655 (1,841-9,217)6,366 (2,920-11,875)
n (%)n (%)n (%)
Cytology
 ICMD2 (3)0 (0)4 (4)
 Benign45 (63)39 (80)62 (70)
 Atypia24 (34)10 (20)23 (26)

Abbreviations: IQ, interquartile range; ICMD, insufficient cellular material for diagnosis.