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Table 6 Physical activity of subjects according to serum 25(OH)D concentrations [n (%)]

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

Characteristic Deficiency
25(OH)D (< 20 ng/ml)
Insufficiency
25(OH)D (20-32 ng/ml)
Optimal
25(OH)D (> 32 ng/ml)
P value
Occupation: physical activity? n (%)
 Not very active 33 (11.8) 39 (17.0) 17 (13.8)  
 Moderately active 157 (56.1) 120 (52.2) 62 (50.4)  
 Very active 87 (31.1) 67 (29.1) 41 (33.3)  
 Not working 3 (1.1) 4 (1.7) 3 (2.4) 0.464
Leisure: physical activity? n (%)
 Not very active 54 (19.1) 50 (21.7) 33 (26.2)  
 Moderately active 193 (68.4) 140 (60.9) 76 (60.3)  
 Very active 35 (12.4) 40 (17.4) 17 (13.5) 0.447
Physical activity till sweating n (%)
 Less than once per week 108 (38.8) 102 (44.5) 58 (46.4)  
 1–2 times per week 54 (19.4) 43 (18.8) 20 (16.0)  
 3–4 times per week 47 (16.9) 34 (14.8) 22 (17.6)  
 5–6 times per week 43 (15.5) 29 (12.7) 15 (12.0)  
 7–8 times per week 23 (8.3) 20 (8.7) 9 (7.2)  
 More than 8 times per week 3 (1.1) 1 (0.4) 1 (0.8) 0.354
  1. *P value < 0.05