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Table 2 An overview of the statistically significant negative correlations from various recent study results regarding the effects of endogenous androgen levels on carotid IMT measurements in women.

From: The effects of endogenous and exogenous androgens on cardiovascular disease risk factors and progression

Study Subjects DHEA-S A FT TT
Bernini et al,1999 [7] 101 women SS SS SS -
  - 48 postmenopausal - SS SS -
  - 53 premenopausal - - - -
Kiechl et al,2000 [9] 379 women -    
Bernini et al, 2001 [10] 44 postmenopausal women - SS SS -
Debing et al , 2007 [19] 56 postmenopausal cases and 56 postmenopausal controls - SS SS SS
Golden et al, 2002 [20] 182 postmenopausal cases and 182 postmenopausal controls - -   SS
Montalcini et al , 2007 [21] 101 non-obese postmenopausal women     SS
  1. DHEA-S = dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, A = androstenedione, FT = free testosterone, TT = total testosterone, SS = statistically significant, - = no correlation or not-statistically significant correlation