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Table 2 Concentrations of sex hormones in different age groups

From: Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substance exposure and association with sex hormone concentrations: results from the NHANES 2015–2016

  12–19 years 20–49 years  ≥ 50 years
Males    
 Total testosterone 386.00 (231.00,539.00) 418.50 (306.00,524.00) 367.00 (280.00,497.00)
 Estradiol 18.90 (12.20,25.60) 23.90 (18.90,30.20) 24.70 (19.00,31.50)
 SHBG 32.92 (22.50,47.05) 32.34 (21.71,42.18) 50.80 (37.94,70.41)
 Free testosterone 7.52 (4.83,10.23) 8.37 (6.59,10.12) 5.44 (4.26,6.92)
Females    
 Total testosterone 28.30 (20.20,36.90) 22.25 (15.70,30.10) 16.85 (11.50,23.60)
 Estradiol 60.30 (35.00,140.00) 68.10 (30.10,130.00) 6.29 (3.73,10.80)
 SHBG 54.39 (36.02,75.56) 61.59 (41.23,97.04) 60.75 (40.10,90.11)
 Free testosterone 0.36 (0.23,0.50) 0.24 (0.15,0.38) 0.20 (0.13,0.29)
  1. Total testosterone (ng/dL); estradiol (pg/mL); SHGB (nmol/L); free testosterone (ng/dL)