Table 2. Resting blood and immune cell counts in naturally-menstruating women (WomenNM) and women using oral contraceptives (WomenOC). Values are mean (±standard deviation).
WomenNM(n = 8) WomenOC(n = 8)
White blood cells (5.34×10^9/L) 5.47 (.85) 6.47 (1.60)
Red blood cells (5.34×10^12/L) 5.34 (1.07) 5.17 (.70)
Hemoglobin (g/L) 158.15 (29.42) 151.39 (26.34)
Hematocrit (L/L) .46 (.09) .45 (.08)
Platelets (5.34×10^9/L) 215.17 (71.42) 255.15 (62.51)
Neutrophils (5.34×10^9/L) 2.52 (.47) 3.17 (1.20)
Lymphocytes (5.34×10^9/L) 2.22 (.47) 2.56 (.72)
Monocytes (5.34×10^9/L) .43 (.12) .50 (.17)
Eosinophils (5.34×10^9/L) .22 (.14) .23 (.14)
Basophils (5.34×10^9/L) .11 (.10) .18 (.22)