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Table 3 Change from baseline in biochemical and clinical variables of lactating women by type of vitamin D supplementation regimen1

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

Variable Daily regimen Monthly regimen Total
  Change p value Change p value Change p value2
25OHD (nmol/L) 13.9 ± 2.6 <0.001 10.9 ± 1.8 <0.001 12.3 ± 1.6 <0.001
PTH (pmol/L) 0.1 ± 0.4 0.9 -1.0 ± 0.7 0.2 -0.4 ± 0.4 0.3
Calcium mmol/L -0.09 ± 0.04 0.04 -0.001 ± 0.03 1.0 -0.04 ± 0.02 0.1
NTproBNp (pmol/L) -10.0 ± 3.0 0.003 -8.2 ± 3.0 0.008 -9.1 ± 2.0 <0.001
PRA (nmol/L/hr) -0.4 ± 0.2 0.1 -0.2 ± 0.2 0.4 -0.3 ± 0.2 0.06
SBP (mm Hg) -3.5 ± 2.6 0.2 -0.6 ± 1.8 0.7 -2.0 ± 1.5 0.2
DBP (mm Hg) -4.4 ± 1.4 0.005 1.0 ± 1.9 0.6 -1.6 ± 1.2 0.2
Weight (kg) -0.2 ± 0.6 0.7 -0.4 ± 0.6 0.5 -0.3 ± 0.4 0.5
  1. 1 Mean ± SEM;
  2. 2 P value by paired two-tailed t-tests.
  3. 25(OH)D, 25-hydroxyvitamin D; PTH, parathyroid hormone; NT-proBNP, N-terminal pro B-type natriuretic peptide; PRA, plasma rennin activity; SBP systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure.