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Table 1 Characteristics of healthy individuals and VPA-Patients

From: Ex vivo radiosensitivity is increased in non-cancer patients taking valproate

  Healthy Individuals Patients
Variable n mean SD min max n mean SD min max
Age (years) 62 46.4 17.4 21 84 31 46.4 17.5 21 84
Sex (% female) 62 56.9    31 38.7
Dosage per day (mg) 31 1708 637.1 900 3000
Height (cm) 18 175.7 10.1 158 190
Weight (kg) 27 83.4 17.9 50 126
Trough plasma level (mg/l) 27 65.5 20.0 24.6 99.8
Plasma level at time of blood draw (mg/l) 29 64.8 21.6 20.0 108.0
Epilepsy (%) 31 90.0
Comedication 31 3.7 3.0 0 0