Table 1: Hormone levels commonly recorded in adult men and women. In females, the high variability of estradiol concentration is due to the menstrual cycle variations. Note that testosterone is expressed in ng/mL and estradiol in pg/mL (1 ng = 1000 pg).

HormonesAdult menAdult women

Testosterone (ng/mL)3–8 0.5–1
Estradiol (pg/mL)<50 20–400
Estriol (mg/dL) <2 <2
Estrone (pg/mL)15–65Pre-menopausal: 15–200
Post-menopausal: 15–55
Androstenedione ng/dL50–220 30–285
SHBG nmol/L 14–71 20–155
DHEA ng/dL180–1250 130–980
DHEA-Sulfate µg/dL10–619Pre-menopausal: 12–535
Post-menopausal: 30–260