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Table 6 VDBP levels in the total cohort according to season recruited

From: The association of vitamin D binding protein levels and genotypes with type 1 diabetes in the black South African population

Season of sampling Controls (n) Control VDBP concentration (mg/mL) Cases (n) Patient VDBP concentration (mg/mL) Combined VDBP concentration (mg/mL)
Summer 15 0.40 ± 0.12 35 0.38 ± 0.16 0.39 ± 0.15
Autumn 88 0.46 ± 0.15 47 0.52 ± 0.20 0.48 ± 0.17
Winter 1 0.44 28 0.42 ± 0.10 0.42 ± 0.10
Spring 60 0.35 ± 0.14 57 0.38 ± 0.20 0.36 ± 0.17
  1. p < 0.001 for each of three ANOVAs for control, case and combined VDBP concentrations across seasons