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Table 4 Percentage of patients that reach target serum 25 OH vitamin level based on treatment duration and replacement style

From: The effects of single high-dose or daily low-dosage oral colecalciferol treatment on vitamin D levels and muscle strength in postmenopausal women

  Daily dose group Single dose group p
4th week Vitamin D < 20
Vitamin D ≥ 20
23 (% 74.2)
6 (% 19.4)
0 (% 0)
29 (% 96.7)
< 0.001
4th week Vitamin D < 30
Vitamin D ≥ 30
28 (% 90.3)
1 (% 3.2)
10 (33.3%)
19 (63.3%)
< 0.001
12th week Vitamin D < 20
Vitamin D ≥ 20
12 (38.7%)
14 (45,2%)
8 (26.7%)
19 (63.3%)
0.360
12th week Vitamin D < 30
Vitamin D ≥ 30
24 (77.4%)
2 (6.5%)
25 (83.3%)
2 (6.7%)
0.775