Table 2

Mean plasma levels of homocyst(e)ine, folate, and vitamin B-12 in patients and controls

NAION (n=59) Controls (n=59) Significance p value
Homocyst(e)ine (μmol/1)11.8 ± 5.79.8 ± 2.50.020
Plasma folate (ng/ml)4.3 ± 1.75.5 ± 1.90.001
Vitamin B-12 (pg/ml)425.4 ± 207458.5 ± 2770.468
  • Results are given as mean (SD).