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Table 4 Serum vitamin D level and comparison to normal range

From: Role of vitamin D, serum zinc, and serum iron deficiency in community-acquired pneumonia in children

  Patient group
No. = 31
Control group
No. = 36
Independent t test
t/X2* P value
Vit. D (nmol/L) Mean ± SD 37.32 ± 20.56 82.50 ± 30.74 −6.949 0.000'
Vit. D level Sufficient 6 (19.4%) 31 (86.1%) 32.254* 0.000′
Insufficient 13 (41.9%) 5 (13.9%)
Deficient 12 (38.7%) 0 (0.0%)
  1. *Chi-square test