Table 2: Baseline iron parameters of all patients aged >75 years, subdivided into age groups.

Age groupNumber of patientsHb (g/dL)Ferritin (µg/L)TSAT (%)CRP (mg/dL)
mean ± SDmean ± SDmean ± SDmean ± SD
(median; min–max)(median; min–max)(median; min–max)(median; min–max)

76–85 years1710.42 ± 0.85194.52 ± 144.499.59 ± 3.717.16 ± 10.33
(10.3; 8.8–11.8)(160.0; 21–714)(10.00; 4–17)(4.1; 0.2–49.0)

>85 years2111.00 ± 1.52255.42 ± 208.649.6 ± 2.785.49 ± 7.03
(10.7; 8.8–13.5)(163.0; 29–796)(10.00; 5–10)(3.6; 0.2–28.7)

All3810.74 ± 1.30228.2 ± 185.249.61 ± 3.236.41 ± 9.04
(10.5; 8.8–13.5)(161.50; 21–796)(9.6; 4–17)(3.9; 0.2–49.0)