Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research / 2010 / Article / Tab 2

Review Article

Discovery of Novel Sources of Vitamin B12 in Traditional Korean Foods from Nutritional Surveys of Centenarians

Table 2

Blood biochemical variables including vitamin B12 level of Korean centenarians.

Lee et al. [6]Kwon et al. [7]Kwak et al. [9]
Male
( 𝑛 = 6 )
Female
( 𝑛 = 3 7 )
Male ( 𝑛 = 1 3 )Female ( 𝑛 = 1 0 4 )Female ( 𝑛 = 6 2 )

RBC (×1003/μL) 4 . 0 ± 0 . 3 3 . 6 ± 0 . 4 3 . 6 2 ± 0 . 6 6
WBC(×103/μL) 4 . 7 ± 1 . 7 4 . 5 ± 1 . 2 4 . 7 7 ± 1 . 7 1
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 1 2 . 8 ± 0 . 9 1 1 . 4 ± 1 . 3 1 1 . 3 ± 2 . 0
 Anemic (Hb < 11.2)0.0%47.4%
 Anemic (Hb < 12)56.7%
Hematocrit (%) 3 8 . 0 ± 2 . 7 3 4 . 9 ± 3 . 7 3 4 . 7 ± 5 . 9
Albumin (g/dL) 3 . 7 ± 0 . 5 3 . 7 ± 0 . 4 3 . 7 ± 0 . 5 3 . 8 ± 0 . 4 3 . 7 5 ± 0 . 3 9
 Low (<3.5)19.4%
Globulin (g/dL) 3 . 3 ± 0 . 4 3 . 2 ± 0 . 5 3 . 1 6 ± 0 . 4 7
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 6 9 . 7 ± 2 0 . 6 1 0 4 . 1 ± 5 9 . 3 1 0 3 . 4 ± 5 5 . 4
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 1 5 5 . 2 ± 2 2 . 4 1 6 8 . 2 ± 3 6 . 9 1 6 8 . 7 ± 3 7 . 1
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 9 7 . 7 ± 9 . 8 1 1 2 . 6 ± 3 2 . 7 1 1 0 . 8 ± 3 2 . 9
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 4 6 . 8 ± 1 6 . 9 4 2 . 5 ± 9 . 3 4 2 . 1 ± 9 . 4
Vitamin B12 (pg/mL) 3 9 3 . 2 ± 4 5 . 5 4 0 5 . 5 ± 2 6 . 4 4 4 1 . 5 ± 2 4 3 . 1
 Deficient (<200)0.0%15.8%11.3%
 Marginal (≥200,<340)33.9%
 Adequate (≥340)54.8%
Folate (ng/mL) 4 . 6 7 ± 4 . 2 4 5 . 6 7 ± 4 . 0 1 5 . 7 9 ± 3 . 8 0
 Deficient (<3)33.3%28.9%33.8%
Homocysteine (μmol/L) 2 4 . 9 ± 9 . 3 2 1 . 1 ± 7 . 3 2 2 . 3 ± 7 . 6
 Hyper (>17)73.0%

Values are represented as mean ± SD.
All the parameters were analyzed in serum from notfasting blood samples.
Data except vitamin B12 have not been published.
Significantly different between males and females at 𝑃 < . 0 5 .