Table 3

Serum concentrations of sex hormones and SHBG before the dietary study perioda

Soymilk-supplemented (n = 17)Control (n = 17)
Total testosterone (ng/dl)470.9 (145.4)449.5 (134.0)
[188.0–741.0][234.0–714.0]
Free testosterone (pg/ml)16.2 (6.2)14.9 (4.5)
[7.8–27.3][8.9–23.1]
Estrone (pg/ml)29.5 (11.4)27.8 (9.7)
[11.7–51.3][14.1–50.6]
Estradiol (pg/ml)33.6 (15.2)29.6 (5.3)
[16.6–82.4][18.8–36.1]
SHBG (nmol/liter)33.5 (14.0)34.8 (14.0)
[12.0–61.0][12.0–60.0]
  • a Mean (SD). Ranges are given in brackets.