2010
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2407-10-35
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Abstract: BackgroundSocioeconomic status (SES) is known to be positively associated with breast cancer risk but its relationship with mammographic density, a marker of susceptibility to breast cancer, is unclear. This study aims to investigate whether mammographic density varies by SES and to identify the underlying anthropometric, lifestyle and reproductive factors leading to such variation.MethodsIn a cross-sectional study of mammographic density in 487 pre-menopausal women, SES was assessed from questionnaire data us…

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