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Table 4 Multiple logistic regression analysis of the influence of some clinical prognostic variables on vitamin D status (deficiency vs. insufficiency/optimal) of study population

From: Vitamin D deficiency associations with metabolic, bone turnover and adverse general health markers in community free living adults

Variable Odd ratio (95% C.I) P value
Age (years)* 1.023 (1.004–1.041) .015
Sex (male/female)* .478 (.297–.770) .002
BMI .964 (.926–1.003) .073
Sun exposure 1.012 (.929–1.102) .791
Diet 1.023 (.951–1.101) .545
Physical activity 1.065 (.787–1.441) .684
Smoking 1.034 (.783–1.367) .812
Diabetes mellitus 1.143 (.634–2.061) .656
Hs CRP (mg/L) .996 (.946–1.048) .876
PTH (pg/ml) 1.001 (.994–1.008) .718
  1. *P < 0.05