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Table 2 Association between biomarker levels in NAF and plasma

From: Expression of epidermal growth factor, transforming growth factor-β1 and adiponectin in nipple aspirate fluid and plasma of pre and post-menopausal women

  Spearman correlation P-value
EGF   
    Premenopausal (n = 9) −0.15 0.70
    Postmenopausal (n = 24) 0.14 0.51
TGF- β 1   
    Premenopausal (n = 11) −0.35 0.30
    Postmenopausal (n = 24) 0.25 0.25
Adiponectin   
    Premenopausal (n = 6) −0.09 0.87
    Postmenopausal (n = 22) 0.29 0.20