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Table 2 Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency at admission

From: Vitamin D deficiency and length of pediatric intensive care unit stay: a prospective observational study

  All children
(A)
Normal nutritional status
(B)
Moderate under-nutritiona (C) Severe under-nutritionb (D) P value between (B), (C) and (D)
Prevalence
 n/N; %, (95 % CI)
75/101 24/32
76 (58–94)
31/39
80 (66–93)
21/30
70 (53–87)
0.63
Vitamin D levels at admission in deficient children (median, IQR) 5.8 (4–8) 14 (5.5–22) 8.35 (5.6–18.7) 11.2 (4.6–27.7) 0.49
  1. aWeight for age <−2 SD
  2. bWeight for age <−3 SD