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Table 2 Baseline biochemical variables in nulliparous and lactating women1

From: Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D is not related to cardiac natriuretic peptide in nulliparous and lactating women

Group Nulliparous women (n = 63) Lactating women (n = 53)
Serum 25OHD (nmol/L) 19.0 ± 1.4 26.6 ± 1.4
Serum PTH (pmol/L) 7.3 ± 0.4 4.6 ± 0.4
Serum calcium (mmol/L) 2.3 ± 0.01 2.4 ± 0.01
NTproBNp (pmol/L) 1.6 ± 0.3 19.2 ± 2.2
PRA (nmol/L/hr) ----- 2.0 ± 0.1
  1. 1 Mean ± SEM;
  2. 25(OH)D, 25-hydroxyvitamin D; PTH, parathyroid hormone; NT-proBNP, N-terminal pro B-type natriuretic peptide; PRA, plasma renin activity.