Parameter Group No. Mean Std. deviation P value
FSH (mIU/ml) Agricultural worker 35 4.229 1.584 <0.001
Control 50 6.024 2.218
Progesterone (ng/ml) Agricultural worker 35 3.283 4.238 <0.001
Control 50 0.716 0.757
Estradiol (pg/ml) Agricultural worker 35 55.369 13.815 <0.001
Control 50 47.284 10.001
Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) Agricultural worker 35 28.343 5.434 <0.001
Control 50 24.52 3.079
Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) Agricultural worker 35 24.429 3.363 <0.05
Control 50 21.68 5.56
Table 3: Comparison between female agricultural workers and controls concerning hormone levels namely (progesterone, FSH and estradiol) and liver enzymes namely (AST and ALT).