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Table 1 Iron biomarkers of the total group and the subgroup of volunteers

From: Four variants in transferrin and HFE genes as potential markers of iron deficiency anaemia risk: an association study in menstruating women

  Total group (n = 270) Subgroup (n = 141)
Haemoglobin (g/dl) 13.1 ± 0.9 13.2 ± 0.9
Haematocrit (%) 39.2 ± 2.7 39.2 ± 2.8
Mean Corpuscular Volume (fl.) 87.2 ± 5.0 86.9 ± 5.0
Serum Ferritin (ng/ml) 25.1 ± 21.3 25.5 ± 16.9
Serum Transferrin (mg/dl) 307.5 ± 54.1 311.5 ± 56.7
Serum iron (μg/dl) 81.7 ± 37.5 80.0 ± 36.
Transferrin saturation (%) 19.4 ± 10.2 18.8 ± 8.7
  1. Differences between groups were not significant. Data are mean ± SD