Table 1: Plasma lipid peroxide in young, middle-aged, and older age groups (mean and SD), nmol/ml. LPO levels were measured using the TBA method [21, 22].

20s30s70s80s100s

Male
( 𝑛 )
3 . 3 4 ± 1 . 7 9 (4) 4 . 0 6 ± 1 . 2 4 (8)*** 3 . 1 5 ± 0 . 7 0 (11)*** 2 . 9 2 ± 0 . 3 2 (5)*** 1 . 4 9 ± 0 . 5 1 (30)
Female
( 𝑛 )
3 . 1 8 ± 0 . 6 4 (4)* 2 . 9 5 ± 0 . 5 3 (8)** 3 . 5 6 ± 0 . 8 1 (18)*** 2 . 9 0 ± 0 . 4 6 (3) 1 . 7 2 ± 1 . 2 8 (109)
Total
( 𝑛 )
3 . 3 0 ± 1 . 2 5 (8)*** 3 . 5 1 ± 1 . 0 8 (16)*** 3 . 4 0 ± 0 . 7 9 (29)*** 2 . 9 1 ± 0 . 3 4 (8)*** 1 . 6 7 ± 1 . 1 6 (139)

Significant difference between centenarians and particular age group: * 𝑃 < . 0 5 , ** 𝑃 < . 0 1 , *** 𝑃 < . 0 0 1 .