Table 3

Relationship between categorical BMI and dichotomous serum 25(OH)D (N = 738)

BMI (kg/m2)

Suboptimal 25(OH)D

<32 ng/ml

Optimal 25(OH)D

>= 32 ng/ml

Chi Square

(P-Value)


< 18.5

18 (78.3)

5 (21.7)


18.5 to 24.9

177 (74.1)

62 (25.9)

21.2 (p < 0.001)


25 to 29.99

206 (82.7)

43 (17.3)


>= 30

205 (90.3)

22 (9.7)


The numbers in parenthesis are row percentages

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

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