Measurement | Units | Mean (SD) | P^{a} for difference | ||
---|---|---|---|---|---|
Premenopausal (n = 94) | Postmenopausal (n = 56) | ||||
Bioavailable E_{2} | log_{10} pg/ml | 1.54 (0.37) | 0.83 (0.40) | <0.0001 | |
Total E_{2} | log_{10} pg/ml | 1.94 (0.31) | 1.28 (0.25) | <0.0001 | |
SHBG | log_{10} ng/ml | 1.76 (0.19) | 1.79 (0.25)^{b} | 0.42 | |
DHEA-s | μg/ml | 0.58 (0.23) | 0.40 (0.23) | <0.0001 | |
Prolactin | log_{10} ng/ml | 1.07 (0.09) | 1.01 (0.08) | 0.0001 |
^{a} Based on Student’s t test.
^{b} n = 55.