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Table 2 Vitamin B and homocysteine levels

From: Vitamin B12 status in patients of Turkish and Dutch descent with depression: a comparative cross-sectional study

  Patients of Turkish descent, n = 47 (62.66%) Patients of Dutch descent, n = 28 (37.33) Statistics P value
Vitamin B6, mean (SD) 62.28 16.18 68.96 16.18 -1.481a 0.138
Vitamin B12, mean (SD) 222.87 105.0 293.71 96.33 -3,314a 0.001
Folic acid, mean (SD) 16.67 6.74 16.68 6.87 -0.208a 0.835
Homocysteine, mean (SD) 11.27 6.30 10.61 3.04 0.355a 0.723
Vitamin B12 deficiency, n (%) 14 29.79 1 3.70 7.219b 0.007
Hyperhomocysteinaemia (>15), n (%) 5 11.11 3 11.11 0.000b 1.000
  1. aZ score; bχ2 test.