Table 3: Univariate analysis of breast disease outcomes between patients who breast fed and patients who did not.

 

Breast Disease Type

History of breastfeeding

p value

No (N = 114)

Yes (N = 1856)

*Acute Inflammatory Conditions

N = 114

N = 1856

 

No

110 (96.5%)

1813 (97.7%)

0.346

Yes

4 (3.5%)

43 (2.3%)

Benign Lumps

N = 114

N = 1856

 

No

112 (98.2%)

1841 (99.2%)

0.258

Yes

2 (1.8%)

15 (0.8%)

Axillary Breast

N = 114

N = 1856

 

No

107 (93.9%)

1772 (95.5%)

0.363

Yes

7 (6.1%)

84 (4.5%)

Duct Ectasia

N = 114

N = 1856

 

No

104 (91.2%)

1760 (94.8%)

0.128

Yes

10 (8.8%)

96 (5.2%)

Fibroadenoma & Phyllodes

N = 114

N = 1856

 

No

99 (86.8%)

1691 (91.1%)

0.131

Yes

15 (13.2%)

165 (8.9%)

Galactocole

N = 114

N = 1856

 

No

112 (98.2%)

1834 (98.8%)

0.646

Yes

2 (1.8%)

22 (1.2%)

Mastalgia

N = 114

N = 1856

 

No

82 (71.9%)

1250 (67.3%)

0.354

Yes

32 (28.1%)

606 (32.7%)

Fibrocystic changes

N = 114

N = 1856

 

No

98 (86.0%)

1572 (84.7%)

0.789

Yes

16 (14.0%)

284 (15.3%)

Cancer

N = 114

N = 1856

 

No

103 (90.4%)

1669 (89.9%)

1.00

Yes

11 (9.6%)

187 (10.1%)

Intra-Ductal Papilloma

N = 114

N = 1856

 

No

112 (98.2%)

1816 (97.8%)

1.00

Yes

2 (1.8%)

40 (2.2%)

Chronic Inflammatory Conditions

N = 114

N = 1856

 

No

113 (99.1%)

1834 (98.8%)

1.00

Yes

1 (0.9%)

22 (1.2%)

 

*E.g.: Mastitis, Abscess

E.g.: Ductal adenoma, Hamartoma

E.g.: Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis, Mammary tuberculosis