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Table 2 Hormones, cytokines, and inflammatory factors contained in ductal fluid at baseline and post intervention 1

From: Weight loss reduces breast ductal fluid estrogens in obese postmenopausal women: a single arm intervention pilot study

  Baseline Post intervention Percent change
      From baseline
Variable Mean S.D. Mean S. D. Mean 95% CI
Estradiol (nmol/g protein) 10.5 5.7 8.1 4.3 −23.9 (−113.1, -10.5)
IL-6 (pg/mL) 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.3 −20.0 (−104.2, 72.2)
  1. 1 post intervention measurements occurred during the 12th intervention week.