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Table 2 Hemoglobin, hematocrit, protein and sodium of all study participants before (pre), immediately after (post) and 14 days after (follow-up) the marathon

From: Cardiac and renal function in a large cohort of amateur marathon runners

Parameter Pre Post Follow-up p (Pre vs. Post) p (Pre vs. Follow-up)
Hemoglobin [mg/dl] 13.8 (13.1 - 14.3) 14.5 (13.8 - 15.6) 14.1 (13.4 - 15.0) <0.001 <0.001
Hematocrit 0.40 (0.39 - 0.42) 0.42 (0.40 - 0.45) 0.42 (0.40 - 0.44) <0.001 <0.001
Protein [g/dl] 7.2 (6.9 - 7.5) 8.0 (7.7 - 8.2) 7.4 (7.2 - 7.7) <0.001 <0.001
Sodium [mmol/l] 140 (139 - 141) 143 (141 - 145) 140 (138 - 141) <0.001 0.893
  1. Values are shown as median (IQR). Statistically significant values are marked in bold.