Cases
n=101
Controls
n=130
P
Folate(ng/ml) 15± 7
17 (10-25)
10± 4
11 (4-16)
0.01*
Leptin (ng/ml) 15± 7
16 (3-24)
14± 8
15 (3-23)
0.1
Insulin (IU/ml) 28± 15
30 (10-46)
27± 19
28 (10-47)
0.2
Vitamin B12 (pg/ml) 330± 200
400 (150-800)
220± 100
250 (200-600)
0.02*
Vitamin B6 (nmol/l) 10± 4
11 (4-18)
10± 6
10 (6-20)
0.3
Homocysteine(nmol/ml) 10± 5
11 (8-16)
9.5± 4
10 (8-14)
0.06
* Statistical significant difference
Table 2: Serum parameters concentrations expressed in mean ± SD and medians (interquartile ranges).