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Clinical Study

High 15-F2t-Isoprostane Levels in Patients with a Previous History of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer: The Effects of Supplementary Antioxidant Therapy

Table 2

Comparison regarding sociodemographic characteristics from comparison and case groups.

Comparison ()Case () value

Sociodemographic characteristics
 Age (years) (mean ± SD)56.7 ± 11.662.7 ± 14.20.0492a
 Sex (female), (%)19 (79.2)39 (65.0)0.2045b
 Smoking, (%)3 (12.5)8 (13.3)0.6645c
 Alcoholism, (%)3 (12.5)9 (15.0)0.7307c
 Use of sunscreen, (%)6 (25.0)41 (68.3)0.0003b
 Mean daily sunlight exposure (min) (mean ± SD)35.0 ± 28.9180.5 ± 123.7<0.0001a
 Family history of cancer, (%)4 (16.7)42 (70.0)<0.0001b
 Race, (%)0.1377b
  Caucasian8 (33.3)11 (18.3)
  Non-Caucasian16 (66.7)49 (81.7)
Anthropometric parameters (mean ± SD)
 BMI (kg/m2)27.3 ± 3.526.5 ± 3.70.2710a
 TSF (mm)20.2 ± 6.818.3 ± 7.80.1750a
 MUAC (cm)30.9 ± 3.130.1 ± 4.50.1910a
 MAMC (cm)24.6 ± 3.024.5 ± 4.00.7100a
Daily intake levels (mean ± SD)
 Vitamin A (g)380.9 ± 197.1558.0 ± 570.00.0015a
 Vitamin C (mg)162.4 ± 419.357.9 ± 50.60.2223a
 Vitamin E (mg)6.1 ± 14.29.6 ± 7.00.0018a
 Cuprum (g)1040.0 ± 1009.0800.0 ± 400.00.0331a
 Zinc (g)10.1 ± 12.66.5 ± 3.60.0317a
 Selenium (g)52.2 ± 44.576.2 ± 38.80.0285a

= total of subjects/patients, SD = standard deviation, BMI = body mass index, TSF = triceps skinfold, MUAC = mid-upper-arm circumference, and MAMC = mid-arm muscle circumference. Statistical analysis: aMann-Whitney test; bChi-square test; cFisher’s exact test.