Table 4

Comparison of the vitamin D status between PYD and FYD groups.

Deficiency n (%)

Insufficiency n (%)

Sufficiency n (%)


Before

After

Before

After

Before

After

PYD

16(31.4)

21(48.8)

22(43.1)

14(32.6)

13(25.5)

8(18.6)

FYD

13(26.5)

2(4.5)

25(51)

5(4.4)

11(22.4)

37(84.1)

Total

29 (28.2)

23 (22.3)

47 (45.6)

19 (18.4)

24 (23.3)

45 (43.7)


*Vitamin D status defined as: Deficiency < 27.5 nmol/L; insufficiency ≥27.5 nmol/L to < 50 nmol/L; and sufficient ≥50 nmol/L. FYD, vitamin D-fortified doogh; PYD: plain dough.

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

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