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Table 2 Oxidative stress parameters in late-life schizophrenia (LLS) versus healthy older controls

From: Elevated activity of superoxide dismutase in male late-life schizophrenia and its correlation with clinical symptoms and cognitive deficits

Variables LLS (n = 32) Controls (n = 28) F p Adjusted F* Adjusted p*
SOD 81.70 ± 9.83 65.26 ± 7.73 50.84 <.001 31.43 <.001
CuZn-SOD 59.25 ± 15.54 47.11 ± 12.73 10.75 .002 8.12 .006
Mn-SOD 22.45 ± 11.75 18.14 ± 13.25 1.78 .187 .56 .46
  1. *Adjusted values were calculated with age, marital status, education, and smoking as covariates
  2. SOD superoxide dismutase; CuZn-SOD the manganese (Mn) isoform SOD; Mn-SOD the copper and zinc (CuZn) isoforms SOD