Table 1

Some selected individual characteristics of the two groups

Variable

PYD (n = 50)

FYD (n = 50)

P value


Age (years)

52.4 ± 8.4

52.6 ± 6.3

0.86

Sex (male/female)

19/31

24/26

0.28

Post-menopausal females

18/19

22/24

0.40

Diabetes duration

7 ± 5.2

8.3 ± 4.6

0.18

Smoking no. (%)

1 (2)

5 (10)

0.18

Using statin no. (%)

4 (3.9)

5 (4.9)

0.75


Data presented as mean ± standard deviation or percentage unless stated otherwise

FYD: vitamin D-fortified doogh; PYD: plain doogh

Shab-Bidar et al. BMC Medicine 2011 9:125   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-9-125

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