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Table 2 Superoxide dismutase activity in diabetic subjects in comparison to controls

From: Relationship between oxidative stress and haematological indices in patients with diabetes in the Ghanaian population

Parameters Cases ± SD Controls ± SD p value
Total SOD Activity (U/ml) 285.44 ± 114.36 319.79 ± 126.12 0.144
SOD Activity (U/ml) of cases on Metformin onlya 274.81 ± 122.73 - a*b*c =0.771
SOD Activity (U/ml) of cases on Metformin and other drugsb 281.75 ± 111.91 - Post hoc:
SOD Activity (U/ml) of cases on other drugs aside Metforminc 307.98 ± 133.40   a*b =0.824 ;
a*c =0.499;
b*c =0.5265
  1. FBG- Fasting blood glucose; SOD-Superoxide dismutase; SD, standard deviation