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Table 3 Clinical mesurements of the schoolchildren

From: Vitamin D levels in schoolchildren: a cross-sectional study in Kuwait

Measurement* Total (n = 199) Boys (n = 93) Girls (n = 106) P-value
Median IQR Min Max Median IQR Min Max Median IQR Min Max
25(OH)D nmol/L 30.0 22.0–39.0 5.0 89.0 34.0 27.0–47.0 12.0 89.0 27.0 18.0–35.0 5.0 71.0 0.001
PTH pmol/L 4.70 3.80–5.90 1.90 20.70 4.20 3.55–5.40 1.90 9.00 5.20 4.08–6.33 2.00 20.70 0.001
Calcium mmol/L 2.47 2.39–2.52 1.43 2.71 2.45 2.36–2.53 2.09 2.70 2.47 2.40–2.52 1.43 2.71 0.245
Adj Calcium mmol/L 2.39 2.33–2.44 2.14 2.59 2.39 2.33–2.45 2.14 2.58 2.39 2.34–2.44 2.17 2.59 0.749
  1. *25(OH)D serum hydroxyvitamin D, PTH parathyroid hormone, Calcium unadjusted serum calcium, Adj Calcium adjusted serum calcium
  2. Bold p-value indicates significant differences between boys and girls