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Table 2 The association among age, anthropometric indices and vitamin D status among rural population of the northern part of the Persian Gulf

From: Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and its associated risk factors among rural population of the northern part of the Persian Gulf

  Vitamin D deficient* Vitamin D insufficient** Vitamin D sufficient*** Crude β P-Value Vitamin D deficient Vitamin D insufficient Vitamin D sufficient Crude β P-Value
  Male      Female     
Age 46. ± 15 47. ± 14. 50± 16. 0.05 (0.00 to 0.11) 0.043 44. ± 13. 47± 14. 48± 14. 0.11 (0.06 to 0.16) 0.0001
Height 170. ± 7. 170± 7.3 170± 7. -0.11 (-0.02 to 0.00) 0.048 160 ± 11. 160± 14. 160± 8. 0.00 (-0.05 to 0.06) 0. 86
Weight 76 ± 15. 73. ± 14 70.± 11. -0.09 (-0.15 to -0.03) 0.002 67± 14 68 ± 14. 66. ± 14. -0.03 (-0.09 to 0.01) 0.13
Body mass index 26 ± 4.7 25. ± 4.3 25 ± 3.4 -0.25(-0.45 to -0.06) 0.01 27. ± 5.4 28. ± 5.7 27.± 6.0 -0.08 (-0.21 to 0.04) 0.19
Waist circumference 91. ± 17. 90 ± 17 89 ±14. -0.02 (-0.07 to 0.03) 0.42 90. ± 17 91 ± 17. 89 ± 20 -0.02 (-0.06 to 0.01) 0.29
Hip circumference 98 ± 17. 97 ± 17. 95 ± 15. -0.03 (-0.08 to 0.01) 0.19 100. ± 18 100 ± 20. 99. ± 21 0.09 (-0.04 to 0.02) 0.60
  1. * Serum 25(OH)D levels of <20 ng/ml
  2. **Serum 25(OH)D levels between 20- <30 ng/ml
  3. *** Serum 25(OH)D levels between 30-100 ng/ml