Table 2

Mean baseline serum 25(OH)D levels stratified by top 5 cancer sites (N = 2198)

Site of tumor

Mean

25(OH)D in ng/mL

SD

ANOVA

p-value


All Cancers (n = 2198)

25.1

15.1

< 0.001


Breast (n = 500)

27.9

17.6


Lung (n = 328)

22.7

11.9


Pancreas (n = 214)

24.4

15.3


Colorectal (n = 204)

21.6

11.4


Prostate (n = 185)

26.8

14.6


Others (n = 767)

25.0

15.0


SD = Standard Deviation

Vashi et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:60   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-60

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