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Table 6 Statistical analysis of micro nutrient and hematological variables by sex

From: Iron, folate and vitamin B12 status of Ethiopian professional runners

Variation of micro nutrient and hematological variables by sex (Mean ± Sd)
Sex RBC Hb Ferritin Transferin Folate Vitamin B12
Male 5.45 ± 0.34a 16.7 ± 0.82a 107 ± 2.1a 2.6 ± 0.4a 7.9 ± 1.45a 542 ± 1.5a
Female 4.9 ± 0.35b 15 ± 0.9b 51 ± 2.0b 2.7 ± 0.44b 8.0 ± 1.4a 496 ± 1.4a
  1. If any significance observed (p<0.05) for specific parameter b/n male and female athletes, so it is superscripted in different letter