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Table 2 Ultrasound examination

From: Evidence and assessment of parenchymal patterns of ultrasonography for breast cancer detection among Chinese women: a cross-sectional study

Parenchymatous Category Cytopathological confirmed breast cancer women Cytopathological not confirmed breast cancer women Comparisons
Women 541 849 OR 95% Cl p-value
Heterogeneous 49 (9)* 21 (2) 3.927 2.327–6.627  < 0.0001
Ductal 29 (5) 65 (8) 0.683 0.435–1.073 0.101
Mixed 168 (31) 502 (59) 0.311 0.248–0.391  < 0.0001
Fibrous 295 (55)* 261 (31) 2.702 2.161–3.378  < 0.0001
  1. Variable are demonstrated as frequency (percentages)
  2. Fischer exact test was performed for statistical analyses
  3. All results were considered significant if the p-value was less than 0.05 and OR more than 1
  4. OR: Odd ratio,
  5. Cl: Confidence interval
  6. *Significantly higher value