Table 1

Percentage of healthy older subjects in the different groups of vitamin D deficiency according to gender
25(OH)D (ng/ml)
Men (600) Women (691) Total (1,291)
Age groups <10 10 to 20 21 to 29 ≥30 <10 10 to 20 21 to 29 ≥30 <10 10 to 20 21 to 29 ≥30
60 to 69 (558) 4.4 29.3 39.9 26.4 3.5 26.7 32.3 37.5 3.9 28.5 36.0 32.1
70 to 79 (498) 10.1 38.3 29.1 22.5 8.5 26.6 30.3 34.7 9.2 31.9 29.7 29.1
≥80 (235) 13.0 36.0 28.0 23.0 16.3 38.5 20.0 25.2 14.9 37.5 23.4 24.6
Total (1,291) 8.0 33.8 33.8 24.3 8.0 28.9 29.1 34.0 8.0 31.2 31.3 29.5

Numbers are percentages of participants classified according to 25(OH)D level group: <10 ng/ml (severe deficiency), 10 to 20 ng/ml (deficiency), 21 to 29 (insufficiency) ng/ml and ≥30 ng/ml (normal).

Sakem et al.

Sakem et al. BMC Medicine 2013 11:176   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-176

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