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Table 2 Telomere attrition by gender and age range

From: Analytical Validation of Telomere Analysis Technology® for the High-Throughput Analysis of Multiple Telomere-Associated Variables

Age rangeGendern1Telomere attrition (bp)2
(mean ± SD)
p
18–85M & F7325173 ± 3< 0.001
18–37M600222 ± 90.015
F659148 ± 17
38–47M899149 ± 620.010
F653160 ± 2
48–57M117883 ± 28< 0.001
F727241 ± 49
58–67M942256 ± 4< 0.001
F531217 ± 23
68–85M691134 ± 430.016
F445144 ± 26
  1. 1 Outliers not included
  2. 2 Telomere length calculated over 5-year periods
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