Variables

Group (A)

(n = 158)

Group (B)

(n = 29)

Total

P

Vitamin B 12 (pg/ml)

Mean ± S.D.

312.03 ± 81.87

277 ± 61.93

306.6 ± 80.1

0.015 a*

Folic acid (ng/mL)

Mean ± S.D

11.02 ± 3.17

10.03 ± 3.25

10.86 ± 3.19

0.062 a

Homocystiene (╬╝mol/L )

Mean ± S.D

6.6 ± 2.09

7.9 ± 3.79

6.85 ± 2.46

0.0049 a*