Table 4

Associations between MSI as determined by the panel of 12 markers and reproductive factors

OR (referent)aOR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)P trend
Number of pregnanciesNone1–23–45+
MSI+/MSI−/control no.24/41/9326/147/28853/210/41643/145/323
MSI+ vs. control1.00.4 (0.2–0.7)0.5 (0.3–0.9)0.5 (0.3–0.9)0.36
MSI− vs. control1.01.2 (0.8–1.8)1.2 (0.8–1.7)1.0 (0.7–1.6)0.68
MSI+ vs. MSI−1.00.3 (0.2–0.6)0.4 (0.2–0.7)0.5 (0.3–0.9)0.63
Total ovulatory months<294294–369370–430431+
MSI+/MSI−/control no.14/92/19635/124/25741/156/30949/144/302
MSI+ vs. control1.01.8 (0.9–3.5)1.8 (0.9–3.3)2.2 (1.2–4.1)0.12
MSI− vs. control1.01.1 (0.8–1.5)1.1 (0.8–1.5)1.1 (0.8–1.5)0.89
MSI+ vs. MSI−1.01.7 (0.9–3.4)1.5 (0.8–3.0)2.1 (1.1–4.0)0.14
  • a Adjusted for age and energy intake.