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Table 3 The nutritional consumption of food items across vitamin D groups 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

Variable Vitamin D deficient
(<20 ng/ml)
Vitamin D insufficient
(20- <30 ng/ml)
Vitamin D sufficient
(30-100 ng/ml)
P value
Egg consumption
(grams per day)
24. ± 19. 24. ± 32. 23±19 0.39
Fish consumption
(grams per day)
25.± 22 23. ± 20. 23. ± 20. 0.09
Tuna consumption
(grams per day)
1.2 ± 3.7 1.1 ± 3.2 1.00 ± 3.2 0.48
Milk consumption
(grams per day)
76. ± 95. 80.± 120 76. ± 100 0.79
Cheese consumption
(grams per day)
18. ± 18. 18 .± 17. 17. ± 20. 0.92
Dough consumption
(grams per day)
130 ± 110 130 ± 110 130± 130 0.95
Curd consumption
(grams per day)
3.2 ± 6.4 3 0.0± 9.0 3. ± 10 0.80