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Table 2 Paired Comparisons of Mothers, Fathers, and Daughters: Creatinine-Adjusted aMT6s, 8-oxodG, and 8-oxoGua.

From: Endogenous melatonin and oxidatively damaged guanine in DNA

Variable Comparison N Ratio Mean Difference St. Error p-Value*
Creatinine- M vs F 55 1.54 19.5 5.6 0.001
Adjusted D vs M 55 1.43 24.0 6.2 0.0003
aMT6s D vs F 55 2.21 43.5 6.1 <0.0001
8-oxodG F vs M 40 1.42 2.0 0.5 <0.001
  D vs M 45 1.26 1.3 0.8 0.11
  F vs D 37 1.14 0.8 0.6 0.20
8-oxoGua F vs M 31 1.60 20.5 11.3 0.08
  D vs M 40 1.17 8.0 8.7 0.37
  F vs D 33 1.37 8.9 15.8 0.58
  1. * The paired t-test was used. Pairing was the reason for the decrease in sample sizes. There was little difference when unpaired t-tests, with Cochran's adjustment for unequal standard deviations, were used for the analysis.