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Table 4 Characterization of the 25(OH) vitamin D levels status in the study sample

From: Assessment of vitamin D-binding protein (DBP) gene polymorphisms and their correlation with multiple sclerosis: a case-control study in a sample of the Syrian population

Sample (no.) Median, interquartile range of 25(OH) vitamin D level (range between parenthesis) 95%CI for median p value
MS (40) 13.95, 9.35 to 18.05 (8.0–26.0) 10.20–17.53 p = 0.0003*
Controls (70) 18.40, 14.10 to 27.0 (8.70–38.5) 16.01 to 20.20
Sample (no.) Severe deficiency (%) Insufficient (%) Sufficient (%)
MS (40) 11 (27.5%) 40 (100%) 0 (0%)
Controls (70) 5 (7.1%) 60 (85.7%) 10 (14.3%)
  1. *Statistically significant associations (p < 0.05)