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Table 10 The means of sex hormones in relation to the number of tramadol tablets taken daily by tramadol abusers

From: Association between male sex hormones and tramadol abuse

  cat1 (1–5)
n = 42
cat2 (6–10)
n = 20
cat3 (11–15)
n = 2
cat4 (16–20)
n = 3
p-value
Testosterone 5.07 ± 1.82 5.31 ± 2.40 5.13 ± 0.98 5.18 ± 0.26 0.978
LH 4.77 ± 2.23 4.80 ± 2.99 2.54 ± 0.02 3.37 ± 1.63 0.541
FSH 3.91 ± 2.90 3.54 ± 2.98 4.14 ± 1.32 3.51 ± 1.35 0.965
  1. P-value of ANOVA test < 0.05* is statistically significant. N = number. Normal range for total testosterone (2.62–15.9 ng/ml), for LH (1.7–11.2 m IU/ml), for FSH (2.0–18.6 m IU/ml). One tablet of tramadol = 100 mg