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Table 5 The iron physiological requirements between 2 genders

From: Iron physiological requirements in Chinese adults assessed by the stable isotope labeling technique

gender n mean body weight
(kg)
iron requirements (μg/d) iron requirements adjusted by weight (μg/kg.d)
mean ± std comparison of different genders mean ± std comparison of different genders
T P T P
female 7 53.72 ± 9.06 1101.68 ± 335.76 0.819 0.424 20.69 ± 6.53 2.771 0.013
male 12 67.38 ± 12.5 959.9 ± 378.66 14.04 ± 4.02