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Table 2 Breast measures for mothers and daughters

From: A comparison of breast density measures between mothers and adolescent daughters

DXA measures Mothers Daughters ra pvalue
All mother-daughter pairs
N 101b 113   
Total area (cm2) 92.0 ± 38.9 43.2 ± 26.4 0.30 <0.01
Total volume (cm3) 820.3 ± 494.1 346.7 ± 285.3 0.28 <0.01
FGV (cm3) 272.5 ± 107.6 196.4 ± 119.9 0.28 <0.01
%FGV 38.9 ± 14.1 64.7 ± 19.4 0.01 0.96
Mothers and daughters in Tanner stages 4&5 only
N 54b 58   
Total area (cm2) 101.2 ± 41.4 58.7 ± 26.7 0.45 <0.001
Total volume (cm3) 908.5 ± 529.3 493.1 ± .317.0 0.38 <0.01
FGV (cm3) 297.7 ± 114.8 273.0 ± 111.5 0.56 <0.0001
%FGV 37.9 ± 12.8 64.6 ± 20.0 -0.03 0.84
  1. aPearson's correlation coefficient; total area, total volume and FGV are log-transformed and %FGV is square root-transformed in both mothers and daughters.
  2. bMothers with two daughters were included twice.