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Table 2 Parameters and expected values (Mean ± 2SD)

From: Mental health in the aged: prevalence, covariates and related neuroendocrine, cardiovascular and inflammatory factors of successful aging

Parameter Age group Males
Mean (± 2SD)
Females
Mean (±)
Unit Reference
Cortisol ♂ 61-70 (n = 50) 12,9 (6,7-21,7) - μg/dl Kit insert
DHEA-S ♂ 61-70 (n = 50)
♀ postmenopausal (n = 60)
136 (77-270) 55 (15-190) μg/dl Kit insert
IGF-I 66-70 (n = 22) 115 (66-198) 115 (66-198) ng/ml Elmlinger et al.[39]
  71-75 (n = 56) 107 (61-168) 107 (61-168) ng/ml  
  >75 (n = 20) 94 (52-174) 94 (52-174) ng/ml