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Table 7 Biochemical rickets: number of children affected and 25(OH)D mean values

From: Epidemiology and risk factors of hypovitaminosis D in a cohort of internationally adopted children: a retrospective study

  P status  
Normal b (25-OH-D mean value ± SD) Decreased b (25-OH-D mean value ± SD) Total
Vitamin D Status Severe deficiency + increased ALP Normal Ca c 26 (7.20 ± 1.46 ng/mL) 2 (6.65 ± 0.92 ng/mL) 129
Decreased Ca c 0 0
Moderate deficiency + increased ALP Normal Ca c 59 (15.30 ± 2.93 ng/mL) 1 (15.00 ± NA ng/mL)
Decreased Ca c 1 (17.70 ± NA ng/mL) 0
Mild deficiency + increased ALP Normal Ca c 40 (24.96 ± 2.89 ng/mL) 0
Decreased Ca c 0 0
  1. ALP Alkaline phosphatase; Ca Serum calcium; P Serum phosphate; 25-OH-D 25-hydroxylate-Vitamin D
  2. a Normal values, depending on the date of the blood draw and the age/sex of the patient, are accurately described within the section “Subjects and Methods”;
  3. b Normal values, depending on the age of the patient, are accurately described within the section “Subjects and Methods”
  4. c Normal values can be found in Table 3 and within the section “Subjects and Methods”