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Table 2 Distribution of global methylation level in leukocyte DNA and endogenous sex hormone level among 185 Japanese women

From: Association of postmenopausal endogenous sex hormones with global methylation level of leukocyte DNA among Japanese women

Mean Standard deviation Median Inter-quartile range Under lower detection limit
(number) (%)
Global methylation level in leukocyte DNA (%)
70.3 3.1 70.2 (68.5, 72.3) 0 0
Estradiol (pg/mL)
9.7 5.7 9.0 (7.7, 10.4) 3 1.6
Bioavailable estradiol (%)
24.2 7.0 23.0 (18.7, 28.9) 0 0
Estrone (pg/mL)
24.4 9.5 24.0 (18.0, 28.0) 12 6.5
Sex hormone binding globulin (nmol/L)
80.4 35.4 76.3 (57.0, 97.4) 0 0
Androstenedione (ng/mL)
0.73 0.31 0.70 (0.50, 1.00) 1 0.54
Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) (ug/dL)
59.8 32.1 54.0 (38.0, 76.0) 1 0.54
Testosterone (ng/mL)
0.07 0.08 0.07 (Not detected, 0.11) 76 41.1