TABLE D-1 Summary of Estimates of Population Attributable Risk for Risk Factors for Breast Cancer

Source Study Location and Type Study Population Characteristics
United States
Madigan et al. (1995) U.S.

Cohort
NHANES I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study (NHEFS) (1971-1987)
Women, ages 25-74 at initial examination

7,508 in analytic cohort
193 breast cancer cases

Rockhill et al. (1998)

U.S.

Unmatched case-control with randomized recruitment

Carolina Breast Cancer Study (1993-1996)

Women, ages 20-74 (white women for PAR analysis)

513 cases
445 controls

Tseng et al. (1999)

U.S.

Survey data for risk factor prevalence

Adjusted RR from meta-analysis

Incidence rates from SEER data (1990-1994)

NHANES III (1988-1994)

No age restrictions

U.S. women



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