Table 2

Mean concentrations, standard deviation and P values of some serum antioxidants in tests and controls
Antioxidants Test n = 80 Control n = 50 P- value
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Vitamin C (μmol/l) 2.27 ± 0.57 17.03 ± 2.27 <0.001 *
Zinc (μmol/l) 0.6 ± 0.05 11.9 ± 0.26 <0.0001*
Selenium (μmol/l) 0.1 ± 0.02 1.2 ± 0.12 <0.0001*

Values were expressed as mean ± standard deviation (SD).

P values <0.05 is significant.

*P denotes statistically significant value.

Banjoko et al.

Banjoko et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2012 12:26   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-12-26

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