Table 1

Serum hormone levels among controls, by menopausal status at blood drawing

MeasurementUnitsMean (SD)Pa for difference
Premenopausal (n = 94)Postmenopausal (n = 56)
Bioavailable E2log10 pg/ml1.54 (0.37)0.83 (0.40)<0.0001
Total E2log10 pg/ml1.94 (0.31)1.28 (0.25)<0.0001
SHBGlog10 ng/ml1.76 (0.19)1.79 (0.25)b0.42
DHEA-sμg/ml0.58 (0.23)0.40 (0.23)<0.0001
Prolactinlog10 ng/ml1.07 (0.09)1.01 (0.08)0.0001
  • a Based on Student’s t test.

  • b n = 55.