Table 2

Mean serum 25(OH)D across 4 categories of BMI - univariate analysis (N = 738)

BMI (kg/m2)

Mean 25(OH)D

(SD)

95% CI

ANOVA

(P-Value)


1) < 18.5

22.4 (12.9)

16.8-28.1

10.5 (p < 0.001)


2) 18.5 to 24.9

24.6 (15.9)

22.6-26.7


3) 25 to 29.99

22.8 (12.6)

21.2-24.4


4) >= 30

17.9 (10.6)

16.6-19.4


Post-hoc tests revealed significant differences between

    2 and 4
&
    3 and 4
BMI categories

Vashi et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:51   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-51

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