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Table 5 Correlation of oxidative stress biomarkers (MDA and T-AOC) with socio-demographic, anthropometric and lifestyle characteristics

From: Lifestyle and oxidative stress status in infertile women in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: comparative cross-sectional study

Variables MDA T-AOC
  Correlation coefficient (r) p-value Correlation coefficient (r) p-value
Socio-demographic characteristics
 Age 0.30 0.003 −0.20 0.05
 Age at marriage 0.23 0.03 −0.26 0.009
Anthropometric measurements
 Obesity 0.28 0.007 −0.32 0.002
Lifestyles
 Alcoholic drink consumption 0.31 0.002 −0.27 0.008
 Supplement (folic acid) use −0.16 0.11 0.24 0.02