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Table 5 Serum zinc 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 P value
S. zinc (μg/dL) Mean ± SD 114.29 ± 45.01 145.01 ± 64.69 −2.220 0.030′
Zinc level Adequate 25 (80.6%) 33 (91.7%) 1.740 0.187
Inadequate 6 (19.4%) 3 (8.3%)