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Table 9 The means of sex hormones in relation to duration of abuse

From: Association between male sex hormones and tramadol abuse

  cat1 (1 < 5)
n = 15
cat2 (5 < 10)
n = 22
cat3 (10 < 15)
n = 18
cat4 (15–20)
n = 12
p-value
Testosterone 5.47 ± 1.35 5.72 ± 1.92 4.78 ± 2.33 4.43 ± 1.85 0.210
LH 5.55 ± 2.49 4.71 ± 2.65 4.06 ± 1.87 4.43 ± 2.68 0.366
FSH 3.46 ± 1.41 3.71 ± 2.91 3.25 ± 2.47 4.99 ± 4.18 0.392
  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)