Table 1

Characteristics and vitamin D status indicators of the study group (mean +/- SD).

Females (n = 200)

Males (n = 167)


Mean

SD

Mean

SD

p value


Age

49.2

12

48.5

11.6

NS

BMI

28.5

6.9

27.9

4.6

NS

25(OH)D winter (nmol/L)

44.6

15.8

42.7

14.0

NS

PTH winter (pmol/L)

4.3

1.8

3.8

1.9

p < 0.05

25(OH)D summer (nmol/L)*

58.4

17.7

60.5

18.5

NS

PTH summer (pmol/L)*

3.9

1.7

3.6

1.7

NS


* n = 316; 138 males, 178 females

Kull et al. BMC Public Health 2009 9:22   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-22

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