Table 3

Association between serum total homocysteine and vitamin B12 concentrations and quartiles (age and sex-specific) of serum folate in Cretan adults.

Serum folate quartiles (age & gender-specific)


Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4


Geometric mean

p for trend1


Serum total homocysteine (╬╝mol/L)

12.4

10.3

10.2

10.1

<0.001

Serum vitamin B12 (pmol/L)

307.5

305.2

310.4

286.1

-2


1 ANOVA (linear contrasts).

2 Not statistically significant.

Hatzis et al. Nutrition Journal 2006 5:5   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-5-5

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