Table 1

Baseline characteristics of the patients having received 125 μg (5,000 IU) vitamin D3/day and 800 mg calcium carbonate/day (320 mg of elemental calcium) for 12 months (N = 23)
Characteristic Males Females Total
Number 11 (33%) 22 (66.6%) 33 (100%)
Age (yr) 67.0 ± 5.2 69.1 ± 5.1 68.3 ± 5.6
Weight (kg) 81.5 ± 11.9 71.2 ± 10.2 76.3 ± 11.3
Height (cm) 167.0 ± 4.3 154.0 ± 5.5 159.4 ± 7.3
BMI (kg/cm2) 29.3 ± 4.6 30.5 ± 4.2 30.0 ± 4.3
Vitamin D intake (μg/d) 2.1 ± 1.1 1.5 ± 0.9 1.7 ± 1.0
Calcium intake (mg/d) 938 ± 432 758 ± 341 780 ± 387

Data expressed in mean ± SD.

Mocanu and Vieth

Mocanu and Vieth Nutrition Journal 2013 12:137   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-137

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