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Table 1 Age and Serum Testosterone Concentrations in HbSS and HbAA Subjects

From: Serum testosterone levels of HbSS (sickle cell disease) male subjects in Lagos, Nigeria

AGE(Years) HBSS SUBJECTS HBAA SUBJECTS All subjects
  n LOW* NORMAL** n LOW* NORMAL **  
15-19 12 12 - - - - 12
20-24 24 23 1 7 2 5 31
25-29 5 3 2 8 2 6 13
30-34 4 4 - 11 3 8 15
35-39 1 1 - 1 - 1 2
40 and above 1 1 - 1 - 1 2
TOTAL 47 44 (93.6%) 3(6.4%) 28 7 (25.0%) 21(75.0%) 75(100%)
  1. Reference Concentrations of Serum Testosterone = 2 to 10 ng/ml
  2. * Low serum testosterone level ≤ 2 ng/dl
  3. ** Normal serum testosterone level > 2 ng/dl.