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Table 1 Median values and 25/75 percentiles of main microbiota phyla across age groups (mixed sexes)

From: Differences in the gut Firmicutes to Bacteroidetes ratio across age groups in healthy Ukrainian population

Age group, years n Firmicutes Bacteroidetes F/B ratio Actinobacteria Others
Median IQR Median IQR Median IQR Median IQR Median IQR
0–9 153 33.32 22.31–47.12 47.96 35.96–59.18 0.69 0.39–1.32 5.65 4.06–10.29 8.96 5.76–14.06
10–19 93 41.17 22.94–53.16 38.83 25.68–56.21 1.07 0.42–2.06 7.58 4.87–11.28 8.66 6.28–12.7
20–29 256 38.25 26.41–51.04 43.0 28.20–57.55 0.9 0.48–1.8 6.70 4.34–10.66 9.59 5.75–13.83
30–39 451 44.17a 29.19–56.21 36.6a 21.12–52.0 1.2a 0.59–2.62 7.23 4.61–11.77 9.71 5.91–13.22
40–49 321 44.96a 28.72–56.63 37.69a 21.06–51.85 1.14a 0.50–2.81 7.64a 5.20–12.43 8.93 4.96–12.6
50–59 190 43.66a 29.62–57.9 35.65a 19.51–53.63 1.17a 0.56–2.73 7.53 4.57–11.69 9.64 5.64–14.55
60–69 67 47.12a 35.24–61.41 31.6a 20.22–48.53 1.42a 0.73–2.78 7.71 4.60–11.54 9.25 4.96–12.52
  1. IQR Interquartile range
  2. a Significant difference from the reference group (0–9 yrs) at p < 0.01, by Kruskal-Wallis ANOVA followed by post-hoc Dunn’s test for multiple comparisons