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Table 1 Middle-aged woman characteristics

From: Executive functions and selective attention are favored in middle-aged healthy women carriers of the Val/Val genotype of the catechol-o-methyltransferase gene: a behavioral genetic study

  Val/Val (N = 27) Val/Met (N = 32) Met/Met (N = 15) H p*
Age (years) 53 (48-64) 53 (48-51) 58 (51-65) 5.28 0.07
Years of education 9 (6-15) 9 (6-15) 6 (6-11) 0.28 0.50
Menarche (years) 13 (11-16) 13 (10-18) 13 (10-14) 1.22 0.24
Menopause (years) 46 (31-56) 48 (35-56) 48 (35-57) 1.68 0.10
Partus 3 (0-7) 3 (0-11) 5 (0-9) 0.50 0.77
Height (cm) 156 (146-164) 156 (145-162) 155 (140-177) 1.85 0.39
BMI (kg/m2) 27.8 (20.57-40.34) 28.15 (23.50-38.44) 29.35 (20.78-38.44) 0.56 0.75
TAS (mmHg) 110 (90-14) 108 (88-140) 110 (100-14) 1.92 0.38
TAD (mmHg) 80 (60-90) 80 (60-90) 80 (70-90) 1.14 0.92
FSH (mIU/ml) 61.25 (32.1-134.8) 56.5 (38.6-111.9) 57.15 (32.2-110.3) 0.49 0.82
LH (mIU/ml) 21.25 (9.1-64.2) 22.75 (10-37.6) 14.7 (10.2-61.9) 1.25 0.82
E (ng/ml) 14.95 (2-26.7) 14 (1-21.5) 12.45 (5.3-14.2) 0.28 0.45
Progesterona (ng/ml) 0.5 (0.4-1) 0.33 (0.1-1.2) 0.5 (0.1-1.5) 2.00 0.18
  1. Values are shown as the median and range
  2. *Kruskal-Wallis test
  3. BMI = Body Mass Index
  4. TAS = Systolic arterial tension
  5. TAD = Diastolic arterial tension
  6. E = 17β-estradiol