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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 3

Comparison regarding sociodemographic characteristics from placebo and supplemented groups before supplementation.

Placebo ()Supplemented () value

Sociodemographic characteristics
 Age (years) (mean ± SD)65.6 ± 13.259.0 ± 14.90.0860a
 Sex (female), (%)24 (70.6)15 (57.7)0.2994b
 Smoking, (%)4 (11.8)4 (15.4)0.7172c
 Alcoholism, (%)2 (5.9)7 (26.9)0.0323c
 Use of sunscreen, (% )22 (64.7)19 (73.1)0.4987b
 Mean daily sunlight exposure (mean ± SD)199.4 ± 130.2155.8 ± 112.50.2450a
 Family history of cancer, (%)24 (70.6)18 (69.2)0.9095b
 Race, (%)0.5072c
  Caucasian5 (14.7)6 (23.1)
  Non-Caucasian29 (85.3)20 (76.9)
Anthropometric parameters (mean ± SD)
 BMI (kg/m2)27.0 ± 4.125.8 ± 3.20.3440a
 TSF (mm)18.1 ± 7.417.5 ± 8.30.9100a
 MUAC (cm)30.0 ± 4.730.2 ± 4.20.6710a
 MAMC (cm)24.8 ± 4.024.1 ± 4.10.7670a
Daily intake levels (mean ± SD)
 Vitamin A (g)705.3 ± 778.6428.2 ± 232.40.8817a
 Vitamin C (mg)55.7 ± 47.654.2 ± 46.50.7326a
 Vitamin E (mg)9.0 ± 4.09.9 ± 9.30.6157a
 Cuprum (g)950.0 ± 510.0870.0 ± 280.00.0784a
 Zinc (g)7.1 ± 4.45.8 ± 2.40.1321a
 Selenium (g)79.8 ± 47.476.9 ± 21.50.1979a

= 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.